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Historical Events In 1955

Monday, 19 April 2021

Oct 20   In the year 1955 "No Time for Sergeants" opens on Broadway, starring Andy Griffith  

Oct 20   Day-O is released by Harry Belafonte. It was later renamed to The Banana Boat Song on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Eino Roiha, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1955.  

Oct 21   In the year 1955 roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WW I), dies  

Oct 22   WWNY TV channel 7 in Carthage-Watertown, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Dominican League moves to winter baseball for 1st time in the year 1955.  

Oct 26   1st edition of "Village Voice" (NYC) published on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1955 arne Eggen, composer, dies at 74  

Oct 26   In the year 1955 ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam a republic with himself as pres  

Oct 27   In the year 1955 argentine peso devalued  

Oct 27   On this day in history clark Griffith, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees), dies at 85  

Oct 28   Egypt & Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history belgium signs accord for 5 day work week (45 hours)  

Oct 30   On this day in history imtiaz Ahmed scores 209 v NZ, the record for a no 8 batsman  

Oct 31   Mgr Alfrink appointed archbishop of Utrecht in the year 1955.  

Nov 01   Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont Colorado in the year 1955.  

Nov 01   W H van Eemlandt, [Haasse], author (Treasure Hunter of Amstel), dies in the year 1955.  

Nov 02   In the year 1955 clarton-Schwerdt & Schaffer discover polio virus  

Nov 03   Alabama woman bruised by a meteor on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Australia takes control of the Cocos Islands in the year 1955.  

Nov 04   In the year 1955 the rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio after it was totally destroyed in World War II.  

Nov 05   In the year 1955 mont Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)  

Nov 05   On this day in history new Vienna Opera house opens (Austria)  

Nov 06   On this day in history 11th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch & CC Calif  

Nov 06   On this day in history charley Toorop, [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64  

Nov 07   In the year 1955 supreme Court of Balt bans segregation in public recreational areas  

Nov 07   In the year 1955 supreme Court of Baltimore bans segregation in public recreational areas  

Nov 09   A Sikorsky HR2S helicopter, at Windsor Locks, Conn., carried a payload of 11,050 pounds to an altitude over 12,000 feet on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain," premieres in NYC in the year 1955.  

Nov 09   In the year 1955 tom Powers, actor (Station West, Destination Moon), dies at 65  

Nov 10   In the year 1955 "Vamp" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 60 performances  

Nov 10   A Sikorsky HR2S helicopter, at Windsor Locks, Conn., carried 13,250 pounds to over 7,000 feet in the year 1955.  

Nov 11   A Sikorsky HR2S helicopter, at Windsor Locks, Conn., set a speed record of 162.7 m.p.h. over a three-kilometer course in the year 1955.  

Nov 11   On this day in history john Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1913-18), dies at 87  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1955 birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1955 birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

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   On this day in history death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 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   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

Jan 15   In the year 1955 yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies in the year 1955.  

Jan 17   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 in the year 1955.  

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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