On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Gunsmoke" premieres on CBS TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Giannina Facio Franco, Mrs Phillipe Junot, born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Marja-Liisa Hämäläinen, Finnish cross country skier (3 Olympic gold 1984), born in Simpele, Finland
  • Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer and the founder of Blackburn Aircraft, dies at 70