What Happened on July 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland
  • Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina clinches his third FIA World Championship of Drivers title by finishing 2nd to fellow Mercedes driver Sterling Moss in the British Grand Prix at Aintree

Famous Deaths

  • Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81