On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Renate Bruemmer, Swiss cosmonaut, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer and songwriter, born in Winthrop, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Enesco, Romanian violinist and composer (Romanian Dances), dies at 73
  • Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer, dies at 75