On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 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, American trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Ruth Haring, American chess player & president of the US Chess Federation, born on Cape Cod, Massachusetts (d. 2018)