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Historical Events In 1955

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 25   On this day in history columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years  

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

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

Jan 25   In the year 1955 russia ends state of war with Germany  

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   "Plain & Fancy" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 476 perfs on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history ernst Penzoldt, writer, dies  

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

Jan 29   John Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962) in the year 1955.  

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

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   RCA demonstrates first music synthesizer in the year 1955.  

Feb 01   In the year 1955 h C Hansen appointed premier of Denmark  

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

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   Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts crematory law on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 12   In the year 1955 president Eisenhower sends first US advisors to South Vietnam  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1955 israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls  

Feb 14   Charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1955.  

Feb 14   In the year 1955 wFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (NBC) begins  

Feb 15   In the year 1955 1st pilot plant to produce man-made diamonds announced  

Feb 15   Pilot plant to produce man-made diamonds announced in the year 1955.  

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   On this day in history otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist, dies at 52  

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   Tex Brashear, American voice actor was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 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   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   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   In the year 1955 dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

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

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   On this day in history 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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