On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1955

Historical Events

  • US Submarine Nautilus begins 1st nuclear-powered test voyage

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Earle, American country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Murderer Charles Manson (20) weds waitress Rosalie Jean Willis (17)

Murderer Charles Manson
Charles Manson

Famous Deaths

  • Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch minister (1908-13), dies at 94
1955 Highlights

About January 17, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn