On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel
  • KARD (now KSNW) TV channel 3 in Wichita, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Blanks, American martial artist
  • Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Loeb, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 61