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Historical Events In 1955

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Feb 19   South East Asia Collective Defense Treaty goes into effect on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Fay Crocker wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history british aircraft carrier Ark Royal sets sail  

Feb 23   On this day in history edgar Faure forms French government  

Feb 23   In the year 1955 paul Claudel, French poet/playwright (L'otage), dies at 86  

Feb 24   "Silk Stockings" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 461 performances in the year 1955.  

Feb 24   In the year 1955 pact of Baghdad between Iraq & Turkey signed  

Feb 24   The birth of Alain Prost, French Formula 1 racing driver on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Marij Kogoj, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history "Peter Pan" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 149 performances  

Feb 26   On this day in history the first aviator to bail out at supersonic speed - G F Smith  

Feb 27   Betty Jameson wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1955 tom Howard, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 66  

Mar 01   Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48 in the year 1955.  

Mar 01   Pakistan vs India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw in the year 1955.  

Mar 02   In the year 1955 king Norodom Sihanukh of Cambodia succeeded by his father  

Mar 03   A truck driver from Tupelo, MS made his first TV appearance. Elvis Aron Presley was featured on "Louisiana Hayride" in the year 1955.  

Mar 04   On this day in history the first radio facsimile transmission sent across the continent  

Mar 05   Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance on "Louisiana Hayride" show in the year 1955.  

Mar 05   On this day in history elvis Presley's first TV appearance on "Louisiana Hayride" show  

Mar 06   On this day in history dutch premiere of Samuel Becketts' "Waiting for Godot"  

Mar 07   In the year 1955 7th Emmy Awards Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas &Loretta Young  

Mar 07   7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas & Loretta Young on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history 7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas &Loretta Young  

Mar 07   On this day in history mary Martin as "Peter Pan" televised  

Mar 07   Tom Dugan, actor (Pick a Star), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history west Europe Union established  

Mar 08   In the year 1955 clementine, Princess of Belg, wife of V Napoleon Bonaparte, dies at 82  

Mar 09   On this day in history matthew A Henson, met Peary on 6/4/1909 at North Pole, dies at 88  

Mar 11   In the year 1955 alexander Fleming, English bacteriologist (penicillin), dies at 73  

Mar 12   In the year 1955 charlie "Bird" Parker, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 34 in NYC  

Mar 13   Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal on this day in history.  

Mar 13   In the year 1955 maharajadhiraja Tribhuvana Bir Bikram Yung Bahadur Shum Shere, dies  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1955 birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

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   In the year 1955 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 21   In the year 1955 maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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