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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Mar 14   On this day in history off the Andreanof Islands, Alaska a 7.0 earthquake one of the Largest Earthquakes in the United States  

Mar 14   In the year 1955 prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal  

Mar 15   On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses  

Mar 15   On this day in history uS Air Force unveils self-guided missile  

Mar 16   Josephine Kroesen appointed as 1st Dutch female judge on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1955 josephine Kroesen appointed as first Dutch female judge  

Mar 16   Mayhew Lake, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1955.  

Mar 16   President Eisenhower upheld the use of atomic weapons in case of war in the year 1955.  

Mar 17   Maurice "Rocket" Richard suspended, sparks 7 hour riot in Montréal on this day in history.  

Mar 18   I Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history 17th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship San Francisco beats La Salle 77-63  

Mar 19   17th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: San Francisco beats La Salle 77-63 in the year 1955.  

Mar 19   17th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: SF beats La Salle 77-63 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history the birth of Bruce Willis, American actor  

Mar 20   In the year 1955 kXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Mar 21   In the year 1955 archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece  

Mar 21   In the year 1955 muriel Aked, dies at 67  

Mar 24   In the year 1955 1st seagoing oil drill rig placed in service  

Mar 24   In the year 1955 british Army patrols withdraw from Belfast after 20 years  

Mar 24   In the year 1955 tennessee Williams, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens on Broadway for 694 performances  

Mar 24   In the year 1955 the first seagoing oil drill rig placed in service  

Mar 25   On this day in history east Germany granted full sovereignty by occupying power, USSR  

Mar 26   "Ballad of Davy Crockett", becomes the #1 record in US on this day in history.  

Mar 26   "Ballad of Davy Crockett," becomes the #1 record in US in the year 1955.  

Mar 27   9th Tony Awards: Desperate Hours & Pajama Game win on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Steve McQueen makes his network TV debut (Goodyear Playhouse) on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1955 country singer Reba McEntire born this day.  

Mar 28   On this day in history new Zealand cricket all out for 26 vs England at Eden Park  

Mar 28   NZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Everard Verachtert, Flemish linguist (I Can Speak Nicely), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1955 27th Academy Awards  

Mar 30   On this day in history 27th Academy Awards "On the Waterfront", Marlon Brando and Grace Kelly win  

Mar 30   27th Academy Awards: "On the Waterfront", Marlon Brando and Grace Kelly win on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Chase National (3rd largest bank) and Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) merge to form Chase Manhattan on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 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   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 in the year 1955.  

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