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Historical Events In 1955

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Nov 12   1st West German officers sworn in in the year 1955.  

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

Nov 13   On this day in history the first live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba  

Nov 14   In the year 1955 robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59  

Nov 15   In the year 1955 lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65  

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   On this day in history tomasz Arciszewski, Polish premier (1944-47), dies at 88  

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

Nov 18   In the year 1955 bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for 1st powered flight  

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

Nov 19   On this day in history kXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 20   Kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ in the year 1955.  

Nov 21   Argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Peron on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Nov 22   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history british transfer Cocos (Keeling) Is in Indian Ocean to Australia  

Nov 24   1st test flight of Fokker's F-27 Friendship on this day in history.  

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

Nov 26   "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history arthur Oscar Honegger, Swiss composer (Cantate Noel), dies at 63  

Nov 28   On this day in history kMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting  

Nov 29   Turkish government of Menderes resigns in the year 1955.  

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

Nov 30   Josip Slavenski, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1955.  

Dec 01   Rosa Parks (black) arrested for refusing to move to back of the bus on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day  

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   On this day in history aFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president  

Dec 05   Paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1955 birth of kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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