On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

  • Ernie Camacho, American baseball player, born in Salinas, California
  • Kate Ashbrook, British general secretary of the Open Spaces Society
  • Virginia Leng, British equestrian competitor (1986 World Champion), born in Malta