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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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   Prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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   In the year 1955 maurice "Rocket" Richard suspended, sparks 7 hour riot in Montréal  

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

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

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

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   Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Muriel Aked, dies at 67 in the year 1955.  

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

Mar 24   British Army patrols withdraw from Belfast after 20 years in the year 1955.  

Mar 24   Tennessee Williams, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens on Broadway for 694 performances in the year 1955.  

Mar 24   On this day in history the first seagoing oil drill rig placed in service  

Mar 25   East Germany granted full sovereignty by occupying power, USSR in the year 1955.  

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

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

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

Mar 27   In the year 1955 steve McQueen makes his network TV debut (Goodyear Playhouse)  

Mar 28   Country singer Reba McEntire born this day on this day in history.  

Mar 28   New Zealand cricket all out for 26 vs England at Eden Park in the year 1955.  

Mar 28   On this day in history nZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park  

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

Mar 30   27th Academy Awards on this day in history.  

Mar 30   27th Academy Awards "On the Waterfront", Marlon Brando and Grace Kelly win in the year 1955.  

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

Mar 31   In the year 1955 chase National (3rd largest bank) and Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) merge to form Chase Manhattan  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

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   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   In the year 1955 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   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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