On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Merger of Chase National Bank (3rd largest bank) and Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) forms Chase Manhattan
  • West Indies cricket all-rounder Collie Smith scores 104 in his Test debut in a 9 wicket 1st Test defeat to Australia in Kingston, Jamaica

Famous Birthdays

  • Angus Young, Glascow Scotland, rock guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)
  • Robert Vance, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests @ 29.57), born in Wellington, NZ