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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Jul 23   In the year 1955 nY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs  

Jul 24   Ali Sastroamidjojo of Govt resigns in Indonesia on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   Ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.  

Jul 29   In the year 1955 smokey Burgess hits 3 HRS to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5  

Jul 30   In the year 1955 louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France  

Jul 31   Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open in the year 1955.  

Aug 02   Ruprecht, crown prince of Bayern/general-fieldmarshal, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1955 uSSR performs nuclear test  

Aug 03   Automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing in the year 1955.  

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

Aug 04   On this day in history eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters  

Aug 05   On this day in history after playing 274 straight games at 2nd base, Nellie Fox is given a day off he comes back next 798 consecutive games  

Aug 05   On this day in history carmen Miranda, singer/actress (Down Argentine Way), dies at 42  

Aug 07   Bar-Ilan University founded in Israel in the year 1955.  

Aug 08   Geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy in the year 1955.  

Aug 09   In the year 1955 marion Eugene Bauer, composer, dies at 57  

Aug 11   Indonesia govt of Harahap forms in the year 1955.  

Aug 12   On this day in history 22nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 30, Cleveland 27 (75,000)  

Aug 12   On this day in history pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour  

Aug 12   Thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80 in the year 1955.  

Aug 13   Larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield on this day in history.  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1955 fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian, dies at 66  

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

Aug 16   In the year 1955 fiat Motors orders first private atomic reactor  

Aug 17   Hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 &doing $1.8 billion damage on this day in history.  

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

Aug 19   In the year 1955 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   1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca on this day in history.  

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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   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   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   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   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   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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