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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  

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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 in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

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   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died on this day in history.  

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   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

Jan 15   Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1955 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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