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Historical Events In 1955

Thursday, 22 April 2021

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

Mar 14   On this day in history prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal  

Mar 15   In the year 1955 dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses  

Mar 15   US Air Force unveils self-guided missile in the year 1955.  

Mar 16   On this day in history josephine Kroesen appointed as 1st Dutch female judge  

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

Mar 16   Mayhew Lake, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1955 president Eisenhower upheld the use of atomic weapons in case of war  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1955 i Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan  

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: 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   The birth of Bruce Willis, American actor in the year 1955.  

Mar 20   KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece in the year 1955.  

Mar 21   On this day in history muriel Aked, dies at 67  

Mar 24   On this day in history 1st seagoing oil drill rig placed in service  

Mar 24   On this day in history 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   The first seagoing oil drill rig placed in service in the year 1955.  

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   On this day in history "Ballad of Davy Crockett," becomes the #1 record in US  

Mar 27   In the year 1955 9th Tony Awards: Desperate Hours & Pajama Game win  

Mar 27   On this day in history steve McQueen makes his network TV debut (Goodyear Playhouse)  

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

Mar 28   New Zealand cricket all out for 26 vs England at Eden Park on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1955 nZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park  

Mar 29   Everard Verachtert, Flemish linguist (I Can Speak Nicely), dies at 81 in the year 1955.  

Mar 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies in the year 1955.  

Jan 17   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 in the year 1955.  

Jan 21   On this day in history maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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