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Historical Events In 1955

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Oct 20   On this day in history "No Time for Sergeants" opens on Broadway, starring Andy Griffith  

Oct 20   In the year 1955 day-O is released by Harry Belafonte. It was later renamed to The Banana Boat Song.  

Oct 20   In the year 1955 eino Roiha, composer, dies at 51  

Oct 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history dominican League moves to winter baseball for 1st time  

Oct 26   In the year 1955 1st edition of "Village Voice" (NYC) published  

Oct 26   On this day in history arne Eggen, composer, dies at 74  

Oct 26   On this day in history ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam a republic with himself as pres  

Oct 27   On this day in history argentine peso devalued  

Oct 27   In the year 1955 clark Griffith, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees), dies at 85  

Oct 28   In the year 1955 egypt & Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty  

Oct 29   In the year 1955 belgium signs accord for 5 day work week (45 hours)  

Oct 30   Imtiaz Ahmed scores 209 v NZ, the record for a no 8 batsman on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Mgr Alfrink appointed archbishop of Utrecht on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1955 time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont Colorado  

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

Nov 02   Clarton-Schwerdt & Schaffer discover polio virus in the year 1955.  

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

Nov 03   In the year 1955 australia takes control of the Cocos Islands  

Nov 04   The rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio after it was totally destroyed in World War II on this day in history.  

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

Nov 05   New Vienna Opera house opens (Austria) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   In the year 1955 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   Supreme Court of Baltimore bans segregation in public recreational areas in the year 1955.  

Nov 09   In the year 1955 a Sikorsky HR2S helicopter, at Windsor Locks, Conn., carried a payload of 11,050 pounds to an altitude over 12,000 feet  

Nov 09   Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Tom Powers, actor (Station West, Destination Moon), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   On this day in history "Vamp" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 60 performances  

Nov 10   On this day in history a Sikorsky HR2S helicopter, at Windsor Locks, Conn., carried 13,250 pounds to over 7,000 feet  

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

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   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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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