On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1955

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Hall of Famer Oriole Brooks Robinson goes 2-4 in his 1st game

Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman Brooks Robinson
Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman
Brooks Robinson
  • Sammy Fain and Dan Shapiro's musical comedy "Ankles Aweigh" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater, NYC. after 176 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Martinet, American actor
  • Koralia Karanti, Greek actress
  • Mike Parson, American politician, Governor of Missouri (2018-), born in Wheatland, Missouri
  • Scott Simpson, American golfer (US Open 1987; 7 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
1955 Highlights

About September 17, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo