On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1955

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 100

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

Sport awardUS 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

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan

1955 Highlights

About June 19, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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