What Happened on January 23, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
  • Express train travelling from York to Bristol derails, killing 14 and injuring many other passengers
  • KORK (now KVBC) TV channel 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada (NBC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Reginald Calloway, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Robin Zander, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)