On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1955

Historical Events

  • Elston Howard becomes the 1st African American to wear the NY Yankees uniform
  • Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Detroit Red Wings win back-to-back titles; beat Montreal Canadiens, 3-1 for a 4-3 series victory
  • WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Simone Griffeth, American actress (Death Race 2000, Amanda's), born in Savannah, Georgia
1955 Highlights

About April 14, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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