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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Tuesday, 21 October 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   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 jose Ramon Guizado becomes president of Panama  

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   KMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1955 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.  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 marian Anderson becomes 1st black singer to perform at Met (NYC)  

Jan 07   On this day in history marian Anderson becomes first black singer to perform at the Met (New York City NY)  

Jan 08   In the year 1955 furman sets NCAA basketball single-game scoring record with 154 pt  

Jan 11   In the year 1955 rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  

Jan 13   On this day in history the birth of Jay McInerney, American writer  

Jan 14   Heitor Villa-Lobos' 8th Symphony, premieres in Phila on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   The first official act of Princess Beatrice, launches tanker Vasum in the year 1955.  

Jan 15   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history jackie Pung wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open  

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies in the year 1955.  

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

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" on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Battle of Yijiangshan occurred in the year 1955.  

Jan 18   In the year 1955 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.  

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

Jan 19   "Scrabble" debuts on board game market on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1955 "The Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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.  

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

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms on this day in history.  

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   Tex Brashear, American voice actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 08   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born in the year 1955.  

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   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1955 j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 21   In the year 1955 maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59