On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • (ITV) Commercial TV begins in UK; meanwhile on BBC radio Grace Archer is killed in a barn fire on Brookfield Farm - the BBC denies this was a spoiler
  • -28] Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Leonard, Major League baseball player
  • John Brennan, American Director of the CIA (2013-18), born in North Bergen, New Jersey