On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1955

Historical Events

  • WFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, Florida (NBC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (Marvel Comics) (d. 1991)
  • James Eckhouse, American actor
  • Jeremy Lascelles, British grandson of English princess Mary
  • Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler, born in Seymour, Indiana
  • Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Cuvillier, French composer of operetta (The Naughty Princess), dies at 77
1955 Highlights

About February 14, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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