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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Friday, 24 October 2014

Jan 01   Bhutan issues its first postage stamps in the year 1955.  

Jan 02   In the year 1955 first "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS)  

Jan 02   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history josé Ramon Guizado becomes President of Panama  

Jan 03   Jose Ramon Guizado becomes president of Panama on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history marian Anderson becomes 1st black singer to perform at Met (NYC)  

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

Jan 08   Furman sets NCAA basketball single-game scoring record with 154 pt in the year 1955.  

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

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

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

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   USSR ends state of war with German Federal Republic on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   Jackie Pung wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open 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 17   In the year 1955 submarine Nautilus begins 1st nuclear-powered test voyage  

Jan 17   On this day in history uSS Nautilus (SSN-571), the first nuclear-powered submarine, is commissioned and sends the message "underway on nuclear power"  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1955 birth of spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1955

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

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

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

Jan 15   Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

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