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Historical Events In 1955

Monday, 16 May 2022

Mar 31   Collie Smith scores 104 on cricket debut West Indies vs Australia, Kingston on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history collie Smith scores 104 on cricket debut WI v Aust, Kingston  

Mar 31   US Assay Office in Seattle WA closes in the year 1955.  

Apr 01   On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter  

Apr 01   Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68 in the year 1955.  

Apr 02   Halifax Nova Scotia the opening of Angus L. Macdonald Bridge linking Halifax and Dartmouth and I was there in the year 1955.  

Apr 02   In the year 1955 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright  

Apr 03   Balt Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs KC Athletics) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Baltimore Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs Kansas City Athletics) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Fire in cinema to Sclessin Belgium, kills 39 in the year 1955.  

Apr 03   Louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Night express train in Guadalajara derails, killing 300 in the year 1955.  

Apr 04   On this day in history british government signs military treaty with Iraq  

Apr 04   In the year 1955 british govt signs military treaty with Iraq  

Apr 05   British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns in the year 1955.  

Apr 05   Winston Churchill resigns as British PM, Anthony Eden succeeds him on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances  

Apr 07   Theda Bara, actress (Camille, Cleopatra, 2 Orphans), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter  

Apr 09   In the year 1955 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Apr 10   19th Golf Masters Championship: Cary Middlecoff wins, shooting a 279 in the year 1955.  

Apr 10   Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history ruth Ellis shoots jilting lover David Blakely  

Apr 11   Sobers starts run of 85 Test Cricket appearances for WI uninterrupted on this day in history.  

Apr 12   On this day in history 1st game in KC, KC A's beat Detroit Tigers, 6-2  

Apr 12   Salk polio vaccine safe and effective; on this day in history.  

Apr 13   In the year 1955 20.33" (51.64 cm) of rainfall, Axis, Alabama (state record)  

Apr 14   On this day in history detroit Red Wings beat Mont Canadiens 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 15   On this day in history ray Kroc starts McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants (Illinois)  

Apr 15   Ray Kroc starts the McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1955 abdullah Seif el-Islam, brother of Yemenite king Ahmed, beheaded  

Apr 16   In the year 1955 the birth of Ellen Barkin, American actress  

Apr 17   In the year 1955 betty Jameson wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open  

Apr 18   On this day in history "Ankles Aweigh" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 176 perfs  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1955 birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

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 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

Jan 08   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born in the year 1955.  

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   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   On this day in history yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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