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Historical Events In 1955

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

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

Dec 06   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 in the year 1955.  

Dec 07   In the year 1955 clement Attlee resigns as chairman of England's Labour Party  

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

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

Dec 11   Franz Adolf Syberg, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 12   In the year 1955 hovercraft patented by British engineer Christopher Cockerell  

Dec 14   On this day in history albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Ceylon, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Libya, Nepal, Portugal, Rumania, and Spain all join the United Nations.  

Dec 14   In the year 1955 dutch Reformed Church condemns woman/wife as vicar  

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   On this day in history cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales, United Kingdom.  

Dec 21   In the year 1955 dorothy Bernard, actress (Margaret-Life With Father), dies at 65  

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

Dec 24   Nana Bryant, actress (Mrs Nestor-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1955 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   Barbra Streisand's first recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

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   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   In the year 1955 gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies  

Jan 11   In the year 1955 rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1955 j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 21   On this day in history maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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