On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1955

Historical Events

  • Edgar Faure forms French government

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Jones, British rock pianist, and singer-songwriter (Things Can Only Get Better), born in Southampton, England

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Claudel, French poet and playwright (L'otage-1909), dies at 86
1955 Highlights

About February 23, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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