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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Jan 01   Bhutan issues its first postage stamps on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history jose Ramon Guizado becomes president of Panama  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history marian Anderson becomes 1st black singer to perform at Met (NYC)  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 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   USSR ends state of war with German Federal Republic on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Battle of Yijiangshan occurred in the year 1955.  

Jan 18   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 19   "Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1955 "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   1st atomic sub, USS Nautilus, launched at Groton Conn on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1955 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born in the year 1955.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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