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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Monday, 26 September 2016

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 on this day in history.  

May 14   Betty Ann Davies, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

May 14   The Warsaw Pact signed by Eastern bloc countries in the year 1955.  

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

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

May 15   In the year 1955 building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

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

May 16   King Baudouin of Belgium visits Congo in the year 1955.  

May 16   Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown in the year 1955.  

May 16   The birth of Debra Winger, American film actress on this day in history.  

May 17   Alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

May 18   On this day in history 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   Mary McLeod Bethune, educator & civil rights leader, dies at 79 in the year 1955.  

May 18   Queen Juliana opens E55 fair in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1955 atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia  

May 20   Argentine parliament accepts separation of church & state on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

May 25   In the year 1955 series of 19 twisters destroy Udall KS &most of Blackwell OK  

May 26   In the year 1955 "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances  

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

May 26   On this day in history khrushchev arrives in Belgrade  

May 27   In the year 1955 boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0  

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 on this day in history.  

May 29   Daniel G van Beuningen, art collector, dies at 78 in the year 1955.  

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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   On this day in history birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

Jan 03   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 birth of kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 08   In the year 1955 birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

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   In the year 1955 death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1955 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   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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