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