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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

Nov 13   On this day in history 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   Robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for first powered flight on this day in history.  

Nov 19   KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1955.  

Nov 20   In the year 1955 kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ  

Nov 21   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Nov 23   British transfer Cocos (Keeling) Is in Indian Ocean to Australia on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   Race segregation forbidden on trains & buses between US states on this day in history.  

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

Nov 27   Arthur Oscar Honegger, Swiss composer (Cantate Noel), dies at 63 in the year 1955.  

Nov 28   In the year 1955 kMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting  

Nov 29   Turkish government of Menderes resigns on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1955.  

Dec 01   The first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day in the year 1955.  

Dec 03   In the year 1955 kTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Dec 04   Mgr Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1955 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   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

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

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

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 in the year 1955.  

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