What Happened on September 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Last allied occupying troops leave Austria

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
Boxing Champion Archie Moore
Boxing Champion
Archie Moore
  • USSR performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Gulshan Grover, Indian actor known as the "Bad Man" in Bollywood cinema (I Am Kalam), born in New Delhi, India
  • Mika Kaurismäki, Finnish director
  • Rebecca Balding, actress (Carla-Lou Grant, Soap), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Richard J Hieb, astronaut (STS 39, 49, 65), born in Jamestown, North Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Jacqueline Reyneke van Stuwe, Dutch author, dies at 84