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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Wednesday, 23 April 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   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   On this day in history jose Ramon Guizado becomes president of Panama  

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

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   Marian Anderson becomes 1st black singer to perform at Met (NYC) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Furman sets NCAA basketball single-game scoring record with 154 pt on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 16   Jackie Pung wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   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   On this day in history norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms  

Jan 23   Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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