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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 14 July 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   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   Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement  

Nov 16   1st speed-boat to exceed 200 mph (322 kph) (D M Campbell) in the year 1955.  

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

Nov 16   In the year 1955 tomasz Arciszewski, Polish premier (1944-47), dies at 88  

Nov 17   James Price Johnson, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1955.  

Nov 18   Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for 1st powered flight on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

Nov 21   Argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Peron in the year 1955.  

Nov 22   In the year 1955 joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer, dies at 91  

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

Nov 25   In the year 1955 race segregation forbidden on trains & buses between US states  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 04   In the year 1955 mgr Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1955 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   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   In the year 1955 birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born in the year 1955.  

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   In the year 1955 death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

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   In the year 1955 rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

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

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