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Historical Events In 1955

Thursday, 02 July 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 in the year 1955.  

Jul 25   Ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1955.  

Jul 26   In the year 1955 ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers  

Jul 27   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

Jul 29   Smokey Burgess hits 3 HRS to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5 in the year 1955.  

Jul 30   In the year 1955 louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France  

Jul 31   In the year 1955 beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open  

Aug 02   Ruprecht, crown prince of Bayern/general-fieldmarshal, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test  

Aug 03   In the year 1955 automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing  

Aug 03   In the year 1955 hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

Aug 07   In the year 1955 bar-Ilan University founded in Israel  

Aug 08   In the year 1955 geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy  

Aug 09   On this day in history marion Eugene Bauer, composer, dies at 57  

Aug 11   On this day in history 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   Pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

Aug 13   The opening of the Canso Causeway, linking Cape Breton Island to the Nova Scotia mainland in the year 1955.  

Aug 14   In the year 1955 fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian, dies at 66  

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   On this day in history 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   32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record) in the year 1955.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tex Brashear, American voice actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1955 birth of kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1955 death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   On this day in history gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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