On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Catch a Star" closes at Plymouth Theater, NYC, after 23 performances

Film & TV History

"The Judy Garland Special" kicks off the anthology performance series "Ford Star Jubilee" on CBS-TV

Historic Event

US President Eisenhower suffers a heart attack on vacation in Denver

  • Washington Senators lose their 99th & 100th games of season

Famous Birthdays

  • Riccardo Illy, Italian politician and businessman, Born in Trieste, Italy
1955 Highlights

About September 24, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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