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Historical Events Happened In 1955

Sunday, 21 December 2014

May 29   Jordan government of Tewfik Abdul Huda resigns on this day in history.  

May 30   Said el-Mufti forms Jordan Government on this day in history.  

May 30   Tunisia begins domestic self governing on this day in history.  

May 31   "Wild Bill" Vukovich, killed in Indy 500 in the year 1955.  

May 31   In the year 1955 construction begins on Soviet cosmodrome launch facilities  

May 31   Great Britain proclaims emergency crisis due to railroad strike in the year 1955.  

May 31   In the year 1955 supreme Court orders school integration "with all deliberate speed"  

Jun 01   In the year 1955 f Melius Christiansen, composer, dies at 84  

Jun 02   On this day in history the USSR and Yugoslavia sign the Belgrade declaration and thus normalize relations between both countries, discontinued since 1948.  

Jun 03   KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Mickey Rooney Show," TV comedy last airs on NBC on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1955 louise Suggs wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open  

Jun 06   On this day in history bill Haley & Comets, "Rock Around the Clock" hits #1  

Jun 07   In the year 1955 "$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV  

Jun 07   In the year 1955 "The $64,000 Question" premiers on CBS TV  

Jun 07   In the year 1955 the first President to appear on color TV (Eisenhower)  

Jun 08   On this day in history dodgers option Tommy Lasorda to make room on roster for Sandy Koufax  

Jun 09   100ø F-Hottest day in Seattle Washington in the year 1955.  

Jun 10   The first separation of virus into component parts reported on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Jacques Lemaigre-Dubreuil, French industrialist, murdered in the year 1955.  

Jun 13   On this day in history mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans France  

Jun 16   On this day in history louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament  

Jun 16   Pope Pius XII ex-communicated Argentine Pres Juan Peron in the year 1955.  

Jun 18   "3 for Tonight" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Walter Rein, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1955.  

Jun 20   "Almost Crazy" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 16 performances in the year 1955.  

Jun 22   Antonio Segni forms govt in Italy on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Off Clarenville Newfoundland, cable ships start laying new transatlantic telephone cable at Clarenville in the year 1955.  

Jun 22   Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31 in the year 1955.  

Jun 23   Walt Disney's "Lady & the Tramp" released in the year 1955.  

Jun 23   Walt Disney's "Lady &the Tramp" released in the year 1955.  

Jun 26   In the year 1955 actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade  

Jun 27   In the year 1955 "Julius LaRosa Show," debuts on CBS-TV  

Jun 27   First automobile seat belt legislation enacted (Illinois) on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

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   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died in the year 1955.  

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   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

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   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

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