Historical Events In 1955
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Aug 20 First airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca in the year 1955.
Aug 20 In the year 1955 hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco and Algeria
Aug 25 Last Soviet forces leave Austria on this day in history.
Aug 26 1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup) on this day in history.
Aug 27 "Guinness Book of World Records" 1st published on this day in history.
Aug 27 Joachim Wach, philosopher/sociologist (Sociology of Religion), dies on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1955 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17
Aug 28 In the year 1955 emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi
Aug 31 1st microwave TV station operated (Lufkin, Tx) in the year 1955.
Aug 31 In the year 1955 the birth of Ed Moses, American track athlete
Aug 31 The first microwave TV station operated (Lufkin, Tx) on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1955 the first sun-powered automobile demonstrated, Chicago, Ill
Sep 01 Philip Loeb, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 61 in the year 1955.
Sep 02 On this day in history kCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
Sep 02 In the year 1955 rudolf Kattnigg, composer, dies at 60
Sep 05 In the year 1955 fred Kaps becomes world champion magician
Sep 07 On this day in history earnest Rabel, Austrian/US civil rights activist, dies at 81
Sep 07 In the year 1955 yankees Whitey Ford is 5th to throw consecutive 1-hitters, beats A's
Sep 08 In the year 1955 john de Young, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69
Sep 10 In the year 1955 "Gunsmoke" premieres on CBS TV
Sep 10 On this day in history "Gunsmoke" premiers on CBS TV
Sep 10 On this day in history robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer, dies at 70
Sep 10 In the year 1955 the western series Gunsmoke debuts on CBS-TV for the first of 20 seasons (whew!).
Sep 12 Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary (La Gazette), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Sep 12 KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history f C Weiskopf, writer, dies
Sep 14 In the year 1955 herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)
Sep 16 Bauer & Berra homer in 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st on this day in history.
Sep 16 Leopold C M S Amery, Brit minister of Colonies (India), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1955 argentine president Juan Peron, resigns & flees
Sep 19 On this day in history juan Peron, president of Argentina since 1946, was deposed and exiled in a military coup,
Sep 21 On this day in history last allied occupying troops leave Austria
Sep 22 (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1955 commercial TV begins in England