What Happened on January 18, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 5th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 100-91 at New York City
  • Battle of Yijiangshan Islands between Chinese National Revolutionary Army and the People's Liberation Army

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes AM "Hans" van Tongeren, Dutch actor (Hunk)

Person of interestKevin Costner

Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Mable Fergerson, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1972), born in Los Angeles, California