What Happened on May 3, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach, born in Mile End, Adelaide, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Timmy Cappello, American rock & sax player (played with Tina Turner, Ringo Starr & The Lost Boys), born in Silver Lake, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies
  • Rudolf Schlichter, German artist and writer, dies at 64