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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history bhutan issues its first postage stamps  

Jan 02   First "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS) on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

Jan 03   José Ramon Guizado becomes President of Panama on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Jose Ramon Guizado becomes president of Panama in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1955.  

Jan 05   In the year 1955 kMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies  

Jan 07   In Ottawa The Speech from the Throne and the opening ceremonies of the second session of the 22nd Canadian Parliament are broadcast live on television for the first time in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   Marian Anderson becomes 1st black singer to perform at Met (NYC) in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 marian Anderson becomes first black singer to perform at the Met (New York City NY)  

Jan 08   On this day in history furman sets NCAA basketball single-game scoring record with 154 pt  

Jan 11   On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  

Jan 13   The birth of Jay McInerney, American writer in the year 1955.  

Jan 14   In the year 1955 heitor Villa-Lobos' 8th Symphony, premieres in Phila  

Jan 15   On this day in history 1st official act of Princess Beatrice, launches tanker Vasum  

Jan 15   On this day in history the first official act of Princess Beatrice, launches tanker Vasum  

Jan 15   On this day in history uSSR ends state of war with German Federal Republic  

Jan 15   Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jackie Pung wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open  

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

Jan 17   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 in the year 1955.  

Jan 17   Submarine Nautilus begins 1st nuclear-powered test voyage on this day in history.  

Jan 17   USS Nautilus (SSN-571), the first nuclear-powered submarine, is commissioned and sends the message "underway on nuclear power" in the year 1955.  

Jan 18   On this day in history battle of Yijiangshan occurred.  

Jan 18   U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower agrees to allow a presidential news conference to be aired (but not broadcast live) on television for the first time on this day in history.  

Jan 19   "Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS in the year 1955.  

Jan 19   "Scrabble" debuts on board game market in the year 1955.  

Jan 19   On this day in history "The Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS  

Jan 19   U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower agrees to allow a presidential news conference to be aired (but not broadcast live) on television for the first time in the year 1955.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 1st atomic sub, USS Nautilus, launched at Groton Conn  

Jan 21   On this day in history maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

Jan 22   Norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms in the year 1955.  

Jan 23   Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open in the year 1955.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1955 birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1955

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 07   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1955 yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

Jan 17   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 in the year 1955.