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Historical Events In 1955

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Aug 20   First airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca in the year 1955.  

Aug 20   Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco and Algeria in the year 1955.  

Aug 25   Last Soviet forces leave Austria in the year 1955.  

Aug 26   In the year 1955 1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)  

Aug 27   In the year 1955 "Guinness Book of World Records" 1st published  

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   On this day in history emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi  

Aug 31   On this day in history 1st microwave TV station operated (Lufkin, Tx)  

Aug 31   In the year 1955 the birth of Ed Moses, American track athlete  

Aug 31   On this day in history the first microwave TV station operated (Lufkin, Tx)  

Aug 31   The first sun-powered automobile demonstrated, Chicago, Ill on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history philip Loeb, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 61  

Sep 02   In the year 1955 kCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Sep 02   On this day in history rudolf Kattnigg, composer, dies at 60  

Sep 05   Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Earnest Rabel, Austrian/US civil rights activist, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Sep 07   In the year 1955 yankees Whitey Ford is 5th to throw consecutive 1-hitters, beats A's  

Sep 08   John de Young, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1955 "Gunsmoke" premieres on CBS TV  

Sep 10   In the year 1955 "Gunsmoke" premiers on CBS TV  

Sep 10   Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   The western series Gunsmoke debuts on CBS-TV for the first of 20 seasons (whew!) in the year 1955.  

Sep 12   Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary (La Gazette), dies at 86 in the year 1955.  

Sep 12   On this day in history kNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Sep 14   On this day in history f C Weiskopf, writer, dies  

Sep 14   Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245) in the year 1955.  

Sep 16   On this day in history bauer & Berra homer in 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st  

Sep 16   In the year 1955 leopold C M S Amery, Brit minister of Colonies (India), dies at 81  

Sep 19   In the year 1955 argentine president Juan Peron, resigns & flees  

Sep 19   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England  

Sep 22   On this day in history 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 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   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 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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   On this day in history dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

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   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies in the year 1955.  

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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