What Happened on February 18, 1955

Historical Events

  • Baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey & Iraq a defense alliance

Famous Birthdays

  • Miles Tredinnick, English playwright, born in Warrington, United Kingdom
  • Raymond Rougeau, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Saint-Sulpice, Canada
  • Tim Hankinson, American soccer coach (Alabama A&M, Syracuse University; Tampa Bay Mutiny, Colorado Rapids), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2022)
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Sadako Sasaki,Japanese child hibakusha (victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb), dies at 12
1955 Highlights

About February 18, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Softly, Softly - Ruby Murray