What Happened on May 2, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • India proposal to discrimination against Dalits or "Untouchables" punishable

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams
  • WGBH TV channel 2 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Donatella Versace, Reggio Italy, Italian fashion designer
  • Ian Callen, cricketer (one Test Australia v India 1978, six wickets)
  • Jo Callis, English rocker (The Human League), born in Rotherham, Kent

Famous Deaths

  • Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66