On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1955

Historical Events

  • Dodger Don Newcombe hits NL pitcher record 7th HR of season
  • Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician
  • WKRG TV channel 5 in Mobile, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WTTW TV channel 11 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1955 Highlights

About September 5, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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