What Happened on January 15, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st official act of Princess Beatrice, launches tanker Vasum
  • Dmitri Shostakovitch's "From Jewish Folk Poetry" premieres in Leningrad
  • USSR ends state of war with German Federal Republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Enrico Mentana, Italian newscaster (RAI), born in Milan, Italy

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Film director Stanley Kubrick (26) weds theatrical designer Ruth Sobotka (29)

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick

Famous Deaths

  • Yves Tanguy, French-American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies