On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Ankles Aweigh" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • Future Hall of Famer Oriole Brooks Robinson goes 2-4 in his 1st game

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Martinet, American actor
  • Koralia Karanti, Greek actress
  • Scott Simpson, American golfer (US Open 1987; 7 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California