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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Sep 22   On this day in history heavyweight champ Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9  

Sep 23   On this day in history pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad  

Sep 24   "Catch a Star" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances in the year 1955.  

Sep 24   In the year 1955 pres Eisenhower suffers a heart attack on vacation in Denver  

Sep 25   Detroit outfielder Al Kaline, 20, is youngest batting champ in the year 1955.  

Sep 26   On this day in history nY Stock Exchange worst price decline since 1929  

Sep 27   On this day in history henri Liebrecht, Belgian stagewriter/journalist, dies at 71  

Sep 28   Arthur Donaldson, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1955 james Dean actor and singer was killed in car crash  

Sep 30   In the year 1955 james Dean, actor (Rebel Without a Cause), dies in a car crash at age 24  

Oct 01   "Honeymooners" premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Commissioning of USS Forrestal (CVA-59), first of postwar supercarriers in the year 1955.  

Oct 02   "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premiers on Television on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history o B Clarence, actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies  

Oct 03   On this day in history "Captain Kangaroo" premieres  

Oct 03   "Captain Kangaroo" premieres on CBS-TV, Good Morning, Captain! on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Soviet battleship "Novorossiisk" strikes WW II mine in Baltic Sea in the year 1955.  

Oct 04   Alexander Papagos, Greek fieldmarshal, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Brooklyn Dodgers only World Series victory, beating Yankees in 7 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Rev Sun Young Moon leaves prison in Seoul on this day in history.  

Oct 06   LSD made illegal in US on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at Brooklyn launched  

Oct 08   Worlds most powerful aircraft carrier, Saratoga (US), launched in the year 1955.  

Oct 09   On this day in history alice Joyce, actress (Song O' My Heart), dies at 65  

Oct 10   On this day in history the carrier Saipan with Helicopter Training Unit HTU-1 aboard, left Tampico, Mexico, after a week of disaster relief operations for the inhabitants of the area. During these operations, the helicopters rescued 5,439 people  

Oct 11   All Peron feast days disposed of in Argentina on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1955 -13] Hurricane Connie, kills 43 in NC, SC, Virginia & Maryland  

Oct 13   On this day in history 1st edition of L'express publishes in Paris  

Oct 15   Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1955.  

Oct 17   On this day in history lee Merriwether joins Today Show panel  

Oct 18   Jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

Oct 18   Track & Field names Jesse Owens all-time track athelete on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history track & Field names Jesse Owens all-time track athlete  

Oct 19   In the year 1955 john Hodiak, actress (Lifeboat, Battleground), dies at 41  

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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   On this day in history birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

Jan 08   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1955 j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 21   In the year 1955 maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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