What Happened on May 7, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 81st Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Swaps wins in 2:01.8
  • USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great Britain
  • West European Union established

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Reed, American Presbyterian theologian
  • Peter Reckell, American actor (Days of our Lifes), born in Elkhart, Indiana