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Historical Events In 1955

Thursday, 07 July 2022

Dec 06   On this day in history new York psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing  

Dec 06   In the year 1955 nY psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing  

Dec 06   In the year 1955 the Federal government standardized the size of license plates throughout the U.S. Previously, individual states had designed their own license plates, resulting in wide variations.  

Dec 07   Clement Attlee resigns as chairman of England's Labour Party on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1955 21st Heisman Trophy Award: Howard Cassady, Ohio State (HB)  

Dec 08   On this day in history jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist, dies at 69  

Dec 11   On this day in history franz Adolf Syberg, composer, dies at 51  

Dec 12   1st prototype of hovercraft patented by Brit eng Christoper Cockerell on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Hovercraft patented by British engineer Christopher Cockerell in the year 1955.  

Dec 14   Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Ceylon, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Libya, Nepal, Portugal, Rumania, and Spain all join the United Nations in the year 1955.  

Dec 14   Dutch Reformed Church condemns woman/wife as vicar in the year 1955.  

Dec 17   Carl Perkins wrote Blue Suede Shoes. Less than 48 hours later, he recorded it at the Sun Studios in Memphis on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Carl Perkins records "Blue Suede Shoes" in the year 1955.  

Dec 20   Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales, United Kingdom on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Dorothy Bernard, actress (Margaret-Life With Father), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies  

Dec 24   Nana Bryant, actress (Mrs Nestor-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 67 in the year 1955.  

Dec 28   44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0) in the year 1955.  

Dec 29   In the year 1955 barbra Streisand's 1st recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13  

Dec 29   On this day in history barbra Streisand's first recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 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   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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies on this day in history.  

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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