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Historical Events In 1955

Monday, 21 September 2020

Nov 12   In the year 1955 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   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   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   Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish premier (1944-47), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

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

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 in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

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

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

Nov 30   In the year 1955 josip Slavenski, composer, dies at 59  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1955 aFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history 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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