On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • New York psychologist Joyce Brothers wins "$64,000 Question" with topic of boxing

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Lloyd, Bowling Green Ky, singer (Foster & Lloyd-Crazy Over You)
  • Malcolm Jarvis, cricket lefty paceman (Zimbabwe's 1st Test side)
  • Rick Buckler, [Paul Richard Buckler], rock drummer (Jam)
  • Steven Wright, droll comedian (Steven Wright Live)
  • Tish Hinojosa, country singer (Something in the Rain), born in San Antonio, Texas

Famous Deaths

Person of interestHonus Wagner

Honus Wagner, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (8-time NL batting champion), dies at 81

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