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Historical Events For 1955

Friday, 24 February 2017

May 14   In the year 1955 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.  

May 14   In the year 1955 betty Ann Davies, dies at 44  

May 14   On this day in history the Warsaw Pact signed by Eastern bloc countries  

May 14   US performs nuclear test in Pacific Ocean in the year 1955.  

May 14   In the year 1955 warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania  

May 15   Building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins in the year 1955.  

May 15   In the year 1955 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 15   Vienna Treaty Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence in the year 1955.  

May 15   Vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in 9 (San Fransisco) for heavyweight boxing title  

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May 16   James Agee, US critic/writer (Death in Family), dies in NY in the year 1955.  

May 16   In the year 1955 king Baudouin of Belgium visits Congo  

May 16   In the year 1955 ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown  

May 16   On this day in history the birth of Debra Winger, American film actress  

May 17   In the year 1955 alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies  

May 17   Dutch Government of Drees resigns in the year 1955.  

May 18   On this day in history 28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record)  

May 18   In the year 1955 28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya NM (state record)  

May 18   Atkinson & Depeiaza take West Indies from 6-187 to 6-494 in day vs Australia in the year 1955.  

May 18   On this day in history mary McLeod Bethune, educator & civil rights leader, dies at 79  

May 18   On this day in history queen Juliana opens E55 fair in Amsterdam  

May 19   On this day in history atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia  

May 20   Argentine parliament accepts separation of church & state in the year 1955.  

May 21   In the year 1955 "House of Flowers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 165 performances  

May 22   Oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix (aged 55) finishes 6th on this day in history.  

May 25   Series of 19 twisters destroy Udall Kansas & most of Blackwell Okla in the year 1955.  

May 25   On this day in history series of 19 twisters destroy Udall KS &most of Blackwell OK  

May 26   "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances on this day in history.  

May 26   Conservatives win British parliamentary election in the year 1955.  

May 26   In the year 1955 khrushchev arrives in Belgrade  

May 27   Boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0 on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV  

May 28   81st Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 1:54.6 in the year 1955.  

May 29   On this day in history daniel G van Beuningen, art collector, dies at 78  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1955 birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

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

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   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

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

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

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

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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  

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