On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardTennis Open

French Championship 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