On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1955

Historical Events

  • Hap Day becomes the first man to serve as Toronto Maple Leafs' captain, coach and general manager when he is appointed to run the famous Canadian NHL club
  • HC Hansen appointed premier of Denmark

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Ashbrook, British general secretary of the Open Spaces Society
  • Virginia Leng, British equestrian competitor (1986 World Champion), born in Malta
1955 Highlights

About February 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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