On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1955

Historical Events

  • Earliest clinching of an NL pennant (Brooklyn Dodgers)

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy Waldman, American popular music touring and session pianist, arranger, composer, and conductor, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes de Young, Dutch cardinal and archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69
1955 Highlights

About September 8, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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