On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Gunsmoke" premieres on CBS TV

Famous Birthdays

  • 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, American rock drummer (Mr Mister - "Broken Wings"; King Crimson, 1994-present), born in Chico, California

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer and the founder of Blackburn Aircraft, dies at 70
1955 Highlights

About September 10, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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