On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • WITN TV channel 7 in Washington, NC (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Kirkland, American jazz pianist (Wynton Marsalis; Branford Marsalis) and funk keyboardist (Buckshot Lefonque), born in Brooklyn, NYC (d. 1998)
  • St├ęphane Dion, Canadian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Donaldson, Swedish American actor, dies at 86
1955 Highlights

About September 28, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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