What Happened on January 8, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Furman sets NCAA basketball single-game scoring record with 154 pt
  • Georgia Tech ends Kentucky's 130-game home basketball win streak
  • Louise Sugg wins LPGA LA Golf Open
  • WUNC TV channel 4 in Chapel Hill, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Reno, rock vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer