Historical Events In 1955
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Jul 23 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs in the year 1955.
Jul 24 Ali Sastroamidjojo of Govt resigns in Indonesia in the year 1955.
Jul 25 Ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers
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 The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France on this day in history.
Jul 29 In the year 1955 smokey Burgess hits 3 HRS to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5
Jul 30 Louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France on this day in history.
Jul 31 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open on this day in history.
Aug 02 Ruprecht, crown prince of Bayern/general-fieldmarshal, dies in the year 1955.
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 Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters in the year 1955.
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 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 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 In the year 1955 thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80
Aug 13 Larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield on this day in history.
Aug 13 The opening of the Canso Causeway, linking Cape Breton Island to the Nova Scotia mainland in the year 1955.
Aug 14 Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian, dies at 66 in the year 1955.
Aug 16 Fiat Motors orders 1st private atomic reactor in the year 1955.
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 in the year 1955.
Aug 18 -19] Hurricane Diane, kills 400 in US in the year 1955.
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 On this day in history 1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca