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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Tuesday, 26 July 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   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   In the year 1955 uS performs nuclear test in Pacific Ocean  

May 14   Warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins  

May 15   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1955 the birth of Debra Winger, American film actress  

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

May 17   On this day in history dutch Government of Drees resigns  

May 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 argentine parliament accepts separation of church & state  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 26   Conservatives win British parliamentary election on this day in history.  

May 26   Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0  

May 27   Red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV in the year 1955.  

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   On this day in history birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

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

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

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

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