On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1955

Historical Events

  • "3 for Tonight" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances

Famous Weddings

Lew Hoad

Former World No. 1 tennis player Lew Hoad (20) weds tennis player Jenny Staley (21) at St Mary's Church in Wimbledon, England

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Rein, German composer, dies at 61
  • Willy Burkhard, Swiss composer, dies at 55
1955 Highlights

About June 18, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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