On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1955

Historical Events

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas & Loretta Young win

Actress Loretta Young
Loretta Young
  • Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick says he favors legalization of spitter

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Mary Martin as "Peter Pan" 1st televised

Actress Mary Martin
Mary Martin

Famous Birthdays

  • Anupam Kher, Bollywood actor (Vijay, Silver Linings Playbook), and Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India, born in Shimla, India
  • Tommy Kramer, American football player, born in San Antonio, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Dugan, Irish actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway), dies at 66
1955 Highlights

About March 7, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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