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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

Dec 06   NY psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing on this day in history.  

Dec 06   On this day in history 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   21st Heisman Trophy Award: Howard Cassady, Ohio State (HB) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1955 jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist, dies at 69  

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

Dec 12   In the year 1955 1st prototype of hovercraft patented by Brit eng Christoper Cockerell  

Dec 12   Hovercraft patented by British engineer Christopher Cockerell on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 17   In the year 1955 carl Perkins wrote Blue Suede Shoes. Less than 48 hours later, he recorded it at the Sun Studios in Memphis.  

Dec 19   On this day in history carl Perkins records "Blue Suede Shoes"  

Dec 20   Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales, United Kingdom in the year 1955.  

Dec 21   On this day in history dorothy Bernard, actress (Margaret-Life With Father), dies at 65  

Dec 22   Len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies in the year 1955.  

Dec 24   In the year 1955 nana Bryant, actress (Mrs Nestor-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 67  

Dec 28   On this day in history 44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0)  

Dec 29   On this day in history 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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

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   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born on this day in history.  

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   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

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 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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