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.