On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1955

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
  • 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? 65 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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