On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dodgers option Tommy Lasorda to make room on roster for Sandy Koufax

Baseball Manager Tommy Lasorda
Baseball Manager
Tommy Lasorda

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
  • Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker

Person of interestTim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee, English inventor (World Wide Web), born in London, England

Computer Scientist Tim Berners-Lee
Computer Scientist
Tim Berners-Lee