On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1955

Historical Events

  • Habib Bourguiba ends exile from Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, Japanese sumo wrestler (31 tournament c'ships; Kyushu Tournament 1981-88), born in Fukushima, Japan (d. 2016)
  • Lorraine Moller, New Zealand athlete (Olympic bronze marathon 1996; Boston Marathon 1984; Osaka Ladies Marathon 1986, 87, 89), born in Putaruru, New Zealand
  • Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas

Famous Deaths

  • F Melius Christiansen, composer, dies at 84
1955 Highlights

About June 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini