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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1955

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies in the year 1955.  

Jan 11   In the year 1955 rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

Jan 17   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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