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Historical Events In 1955

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Jan 25   Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history jill Kinmont hits a tree & breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race  

Jan 25   In the year 1955 jill Kinmont hits a tree &breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race  

Jan 25   Russia ends state of war with Germany on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1955 uS &Panama sign canal treaty  

Jan 25   US and Panama sign canal treaty in the year 1955.  

Jan 27   In the year 1955 "Plain & Fancy" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 476 perfs  

Jan 27   Ernst Penzoldt, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1955 hans Hedtoft, premier of Denmark (1947.. 55), dies at 51  

Jan 29   On this day in history john Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962)  

Jan 31   In Oakville Ontario the l09-day strike of Ford workers at Windsor, Oakville and Etobicoke starts on this day in history.  

Jan 31   John R Mott, US theologist/founder (YMCA, Nobel 1946), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history rCA demonstrates 1st music synthesizer  

Jan 31   In the year 1955 rCA demonstrates first music synthesizer  

Feb 01   H C Hansen appointed premier of Denmark in the year 1955.  

Feb 02   On this day in history the first Presidential news conference on network TV-Eisenhower on ABC  

Feb 08   On this day in history john Grisham author of A Time to Kill, The Firm and other was born  

Feb 08   Malenkov resigns as USSR premier, Bulganin replaces him on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1955 dutch 2nd Chamber accepts crematory law  

Feb 09   US federations of trade unions merge into AFL/CIO in the year 1955.  

Feb 12   McGuire Sisters' "Sincerely" single goes to #1 &stays #1 for 10 weeks on this day in history.  

Feb 12   President Eisenhower sends first US advisors to South Vietnam on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1955 soviets decides space center built in Baikonur, Kazachstan  

Feb 12   Tom Moore, actor (Ladies be Seated, Majority Rules), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls  

Feb 13   Israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls in the year 1955.  

Feb 14   In the year 1955 charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77  

Feb 14   On this day in history wFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (NBC) begins  

Feb 15   On this day in history 1st pilot plant to produce man-made diamonds announced  

Feb 15   Pilot plant to produce man-made diamonds announced on this day in history.  

Feb 15   S Z Sakall, actor (Dolly Sisters, Casablanca), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Ice Dance Championship at Vienna Austria won by J Westwood/Demmy GRB in the year 1955.  

Feb 17   Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey & Iraq a defense alliance in the year 1955.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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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