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Historical Events For 1955

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

May 14   A causeway is completed across the Strait of Canso between Cape Porcupine and Balache Point, Nova Scotia. This involved a 14 mile main line diversion for the rerouting of railway traffic linking directly Cape Breton Island with the mainland. Previous movements were by car ferry across the Strait of Canso in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 14   Betty Ann Davies, dies at 44 in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 14   The Warsaw Pact signed by Eastern bloc countries in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 14   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test in Pacific Ocean  Click To Search About This In Google

May 14   On this day in history warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania  Click To Search About This In Google

May 15   In the year 1955 building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins  Click To Search About This In Google

May 15   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Search About This In Google

May 15   Vienna Treaty Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 15   Vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 16   On this day in history heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in 9 (San Fransisco) for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Search About This In Google

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May 16   On this day in history james Agee, US critic/writer (Death in Family), dies in NY  Click To Search About This In Google

May 16   King Baudouin of Belgium visits Congo in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 16   Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 16   The birth of Debra Winger, American film actress on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 17   In the year 1955 alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

May 17   On this day in history dutch Government of Drees resigns  Click To Search About This In Google

May 18   28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record) in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 18   On this day in history 28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya NM (state record)  Click To Search About This In Google

May 18   In the year 1955 atkinson & Depeiaza take West Indies from 6-187 to 6-494 in day vs Australia  Click To Search About This In Google

May 18   In the year 1955 mary McLeod Bethune, educator & civil rights leader, dies at 79  Click To Search About This In Google

May 18   On this day in history queen Juliana opens E55 fair in Amsterdam  Click To Search About This In Google

May 19   In the year 1955 atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia  Click To Search About This In Google

May 20   In the year 1955 argentine parliament accepts separation of church & state  Click To Search About This In Google

May 21   On this day in history "House of Flowers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 165 performances  Click To Search About This In Google

May 22   On this day in history oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix (aged 55) finishes 6th  Click To Search About This In Google

May 25   Series of 19 twisters destroy Udall Kansas & most of Blackwell Okla in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 25   On this day in history series of 19 twisters destroy Udall KS &most of Blackwell OK  Click To Search About This In Google

May 26   "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 26   Conservatives win British parliamentary election in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 26   Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 27   Boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0 in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 27   In the year 1955 red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV  Click To Search About This In Google

May 28   On this day in history 81st Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 1:54.6  Click To Search About This In Google

May 29   In the year 1955 daniel G van Beuningen, art collector, dies at 78  Click To Search About This In Google

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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  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies in the year 1955.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   In the year 1955 rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   In the year 1955 yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 17   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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