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Historical Events In 1955

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Dec 06   New York psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing in the year 1955.  

Dec 06   NY psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

Dec 08   21st Heisman Trophy Award: Howard Cassady, Ohio State (HB) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   Jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Franz Adolf Syberg, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1955.  

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

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

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   On this day in history dutch Reformed Church condemns woman/wife as vicar  

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

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   In the year 1955 len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies  

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

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

Dec 29   Barbra Streisand's 1st recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 03   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer  

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   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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

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   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 in the year 1955.  

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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