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Historical Events In 1955

Friday, 04 December 2020

Nov 12   On this day in history 1st West German officers sworn in  

Nov 13   In the year 1955 1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba  

Nov 13   The first live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba in the year 1955.  

Nov 14   On this day in history robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59  

Nov 15   Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement in the year 1955.  

Nov 16   On this day in history 1st speed-boat to exceed 200 mph (322 kph) (D M Campbell)  

Nov 16   In the year 1955 first speed-boat to exceed 200 mph (322 kph) (D.M. Campbell)  

Nov 16   Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish premier (1944-47), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1955 james Price Johnson, composer, dies at 64  

Nov 18   On this day in history bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for 1st powered flight  

Nov 18   Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for first powered flight in the year 1955.  

Nov 19   KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Peron  

Nov 22   Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1955.  

Nov 22   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1955.  

Nov 23   In the year 1955 british transfer Cocos (Keeling) Is in Indian Ocean to Australia  

Nov 24   In the year 1955 1st test flight of Fokker's F-27 Friendship  

Nov 25   On this day in history race segregation forbidden on trains & buses between US states  

Nov 26   In the year 1955 "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances  

Nov 27   Arthur Oscar Honegger, Swiss composer (Cantate Noel), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history turkish government of Menderes resigns  

Nov 30   In the year 1955 "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances  

Nov 30   Josip Slavenski, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1955 rosa Parks (black) arrested for refusing to move to back of the bus  

Dec 01   In the year 1955 rosa Parks, a black seamstress during segragation, refuses to give her bus seat to a white man, an event that sparked the Montgomery (Alabama) bus boycott, one of the critical events in the U.S. civil rights fight.  

Dec 01   The first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day on this day in history.  

Dec 03   KTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Dec 04   Mgr Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht in the year 1955.  

Dec 05   AFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president in the year 1955.  

Dec 05   In the year 1955 paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73  

Dec 05   On this day in history the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), a federation of autonomous trade unions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, is formed  

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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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 03   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born in the year 1955.  

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   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   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   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies  

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   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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