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Historical Events In 1955

Monday, 28 September 2020

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   On this day in history ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62  

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

Jul 27   On this day in history austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   On this day in history louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France  

Jul 31   On this day in history beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open  

Aug 02   Ruprecht, crown prince of Bayern/general-fieldmarshal, dies in the year 1955.  

Aug 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1955.  

Aug 04   Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters in the year 1955.  

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

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

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

Aug 08   Geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Marion Eugene Bauer, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1955.  

Aug 11   On this day in history indonesia govt of Harahap forms  

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

Aug 12   In the year 1955 pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour  

Aug 12   On this day in history thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80  

Aug 13   In the year 1955 larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield  

Aug 13   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history fiat Motors orders 1st private atomic reactor  

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   On this day in history -19] Hurricane Diane, kills 400 in US  

Aug 19   In the year 1955 32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record)  

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

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   In the year 1955 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   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies in the year 1955.  

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1955 j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 21   On this day in history maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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