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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Saturday, 31 January 2015

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 15   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 15   In the year 1955 vienna Treaty Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence  

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

May 16   In the year 1955 heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in 9 (San Fransisco) for heavyweight boxing title  

May 16   On this day in history james Agee, US critic/writer (Death in Family), dies in NY  

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

May 16   Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown on this day in history.  

May 16   The birth of Debra Winger, American film actress in the year 1955.  

May 17   Alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies in the year 1955.  

May 17   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 atkinson & Depeiaza take West Indies from 6-187 to 6-494 in day vs Australia  

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   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   In the year 1955 oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix (aged 55) finishes 6th  

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

May 25   Series of 19 twisters destroy Udall KS &most of Blackwell OK on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1955.  

May 29   In the year 1955 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   Tex Brashear, American voice actor was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1955 birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1955 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   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1955 maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59