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Historical Events In 1955

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jan 25   Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years in the year 1955.  

Jan 25   Jill Kinmont hits a tree & breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Jill Kinmont hits a tree &breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1955 uS and Panama sign canal treaty  

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   Hans Hedtoft, premier of Denmark (1947.. 55), dies at 51 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1955 john R Mott, US theologist/founder (YMCA, Nobel 1946), dies at 89  

Jan 31   In the year 1955 rCA demonstrates 1st music synthesizer  

Jan 31   RCA demonstrates first music synthesizer in the year 1955.  

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

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

Feb 08   John Grisham author of A Time to Kill, The Firm and other was born in the year 1955.  

Feb 08   Malenkov resigns as USSR premier, Bulganin replaces him in the year 1955.  

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   In the year 1955 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   Soviets decides space center built in Baikonur, Kazachstan in the year 1955.  

Feb 12   On this day in history tom Moore, actor (Ladies be Seated, Majority Rules), dies at 71  

Feb 13   Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 15   S Z Sakall, actor (Dolly Sisters, Casablanca), dies at 71 in the year 1955.  

Feb 17   In the year 1955 ice Dance Championship at Vienna Austria won by J Westwood/Demmy GRB  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies on this day in history.  

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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