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Historical Events In 1955

Friday, 15 January 2021

Jul 23   NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs in the year 1955.  

Jul 24   On this day in history ali Sastroamidjojo of Govt resigns in Indonesia  

Jul 25   In the year 1955 ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62  

Jul 26   On this day in history ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers  

Jul 27   Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation in the year 1955.  

Jul 27   On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1751 Herget  

Jul 28   In the year 1955 the Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.  

Jul 29   Smokey Burgess hits 3 HRS to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5 in the year 1955.  

Jul 30   Louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France in the year 1955.  

Jul 31   In the year 1955 beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open  

Aug 02   In the year 1955 ruprecht, crown prince of Bayern/general-fieldmarshal, dies  

Aug 02   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test  

Aug 03   On this day in history automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing  

Aug 03   Hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters on this day in history.  

Aug 05   In the year 1955 after playing 274 straight games at 2nd base, Nellie Fox is given a day off he comes back next 798 consecutive games  

Aug 05   Carmen Miranda, singer/actress (Down Argentine Way), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history bar-Ilan University founded in Israel  

Aug 08   On this day in history geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy  

Aug 09   Marion Eugene Bauer, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1955 indonesia govt of Harahap forms  

Aug 12   22nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 30, Cleveland 27 (75,000) in the year 1955.  

Aug 12   Pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour in the year 1955.  

Aug 12   Thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield  

Aug 13   On this day in history the opening of the Canso Causeway, linking Cape Breton Island to the Nova Scotia mainland  

Aug 14   Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian, dies at 66 in the year 1955.  

Aug 16   Fiat Motors orders 1st private atomic reactor on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history fiat Motors orders first private atomic reactor  

Aug 17   In the year 1955 hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 &doing $1.8 billion damage  

Aug 18   -19] Hurricane Diane, kills 400 in US on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history 32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record)  

Aug 19   On this day in history hurricane Diane kills 200 and is the first billion $ damage storm (N.E. US)  

Aug 20   In the year 1955 1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies in the year 1955.  

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.  

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