On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Mickey Rooney Show" TV comedy last airs on NBC

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: Defending champion Tony Trabert beats Sven Davidson of Sweden 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Angela Mortimer of England beats American Dorothy Knode 2-6, 7-5, 10-8 for her first Grand Slam singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Testa, American stage actress (On The Town), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Paul Stewart, British writer (The Edge Chronicles, Far Flung Adventures), born in London, England
1955 Highlights

About June 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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