What Happened on June 19, 1955

Historical Events

Sports History

Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 100

  • Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs, 1-0 in 15 innings; ties longest shutout in club history

US Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Olympic CC: Jack Fleck wins an 18-hole playoff by 3 strokes to claim his only major title and deny Ben Hogan a record fifth US Open title

1955 History

About June 19, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Jimmy Young