September 1955 calendar

September 1955

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1955.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1955: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1955?


  • 01 Sep 1955 2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel
  • 02 Sep 1955 KCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 03 Sep 1955 KTBS TV channel 3 in Shreveport, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 05 Sep 1955 Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician
  • 06 Sep 1955 Catch a Star opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 08 Sep 1955 Disneyland welcomes its one millionth visitor.
  • 09 Sep 1955 Don Zimmer, hits 4,000th Dodger home run
  • 10 Sep 1955 Gunsmoke premieres on CBS TV
  • 11 Sep 1955 69th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward (64 62)
  • 12 Sep 1955 KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Sep 1955 Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)
  • 15 Sep 1955 WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, Florida (CBS) begins
  • 16 Sep 1955 Bauer and Berra homer in 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st
  • 17 Sep 1955 Ankles Aweigh closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • 18 Sep 1955 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Mile High Golf Open
  • 19 Sep 1955 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season
  • 20 Sep 1955 Willie Mays (Giants) homers off Vern Law (Pirates) in both ends of DH
  • 21 Sep 1955 Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
  • 22 Sep 1955 (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England
  • 23 Sep 1955 Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad
  • 24 Sep 1955 Catch a Star closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 25 Sep 1955 Detroit outfielder Al Kaline, 20, is youngest batting champ
  • 26 Sep 1955 New York Stock Exchange suffers worst stock prices decline since 1929.
  • 28 Sep 1955 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • 29 Sep 1955 Sergeant Preston, debuts on CBS
  • 30 Sep 1955 Film star James Dean dies in a road accident aged 24.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 1955?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Shree 420

Shree 420

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Nadira, Nemo

Kings Row

Kings Row

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in September 1955?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

The Desert And The Stars by Flora Armitage

The Desert And The Stars


Hardcover. Biography.

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea


In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

The Sane Society by Erich Fromm

The Sane Society


The Sane Society is a continuation and extension of the brilliant psychiatric concepts Erich Fromm first formulated in Escape from Freedom; it is also, in many ways, an answer to Freud's

The Living Past Of America by Cornelius Vanderbilt

The Living Past Of America


The Living Past of America. A pictorial treasury of our historic houses and villages that have been preserved and restored. by Cornelius Jr.

The Great Man by Al Morgan

The Great Man


Binding tight. Second printing. X library. Some wear to dust jacket. Great reading copy