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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Sep 22   Heavyweight champ Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 in the year 1955.  

Sep 23   Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad in the year 1955.  

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   NY Stock Exchange worst price decline since 1929 in the year 1955.  

Sep 27   In the year 1955 henri Liebrecht, Belgian stagewriter/journalist, dies at 71  

Sep 28   In the year 1955 arthur Donaldson, dies  

Sep 30   James Dean actor and singer was killed in car crash in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

Oct 02   In the year 1955 "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premiers on Television  

Oct 02   O B Clarence, actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies in the year 1955.  

Oct 03   "Captain Kangaroo" premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 03   "Captain Kangaroo" premieres on CBS-TV, Good Morning, Captain! in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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   Aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at Brooklyn launched in the year 1955.  

Oct 08   Worlds most powerful aircraft carrier, Saratoga (US), launched on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Alice Joyce, actress (Song O' My Heart), dies at 65 in the year 1955.  

Oct 10   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 on this day in history.  

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   1st edition of L'express publishes in Paris in the year 1955.  

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   On this day in history jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher, dies at 72  

Oct 18   Track & Field names Jesse Owens all-time track athelete in the year 1955.  

Oct 18   Track & Field names Jesse Owens all-time track athlete in the year 1955.  

Oct 19   On this day in history 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   Tex Brashear, American voice actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

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   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born in the year 1955.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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