On This Day

April 15, 1955 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ray Kroc opens first McDonald's Inc. fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Birthdays in History

  • Dodi Fayed, Egyptian businessman who died in a car crash in Paris with Princess Diana, born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1997)