On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1955

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Whitey Ford becomes 5th pitcher to hurl consecutive 1 hitters

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Efim Zelmanov, Russian-American mathematician, born in Khabarovsk, Russia
  • Mira Furlan, Croatian actress (Babylon 5), born in Zagreb, Croatia

Famous Deaths

  • Earnest Rabel, Austrian/US civil rights activist, dies at 81
  • Ham Fisher, American comic strip writer and cartoonist (Joe Palooka), dies at 55
1955 Highlights

About September 7, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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