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? 65 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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