On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC 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