On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathy Forester, American country singer (Forester Sisters - "Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes"), born in Lookout Mountain, Georgia
  • Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80
  • Francois Rasse, Belgian composer, dies at 81
  • G. G. van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC newspaper), dies at 82
  • Jan Derk Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders), dies at 84
1955 Highlights

About January 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn