What Happened on October 4, 1955

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Brooklyn Dodgers win their first WS with a 2-0 victory against arch-rival NY Yankees at Yankee Stadium in Game 7; MVP: Brooklyn pitcher Johnny Podres
  • Rev Sun Young Moon leaves prison in Seoul

Famous Birthdays

  • John Rutherford, Scottish rugby union fly-half (42 caps; British & Irish Lions 1983), born in Selkirk, Scotland
  • Jorge Valdano, Argentine soccer forward and manager (23 caps; Real Madrid), born in Las Parejas, Argentina
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Papagos, Greek fieldmarshal and supreme commander, dies at 71

About October 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman