What Happened on January 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Plain & Fancy" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 476 performances
  • 1955 NFL Draft: George Shaw from University of Oregon first pick by Baltimore Colts

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Stuart, British author
  • Brian Engblom, Canadian ice hockey player
  • John G. Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States
  • Koji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver
  • Richard Young, Glasgow Ky, singer (Kentucky Headhunters-Davy Crockett)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Penzoldt, writer, dies