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Historical Events In 1955

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

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

Dec 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 clement Attlee resigns as chairman of England's Labour Party  

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

Dec 08   Jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist, dies at 69 in the year 1955.  

Dec 11   In the year 1955 franz Adolf Syberg, composer, dies at 51  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

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

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

Dec 29   Barbra Streisand's 1st recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

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   In the year 1955 death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1955.  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  

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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