On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater, NYC; runs for 23 performances
  • J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Henning, American 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1972), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Carl E. Walz, American NASA astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
1955 Highlights

About September 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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