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Historical Events In 1955

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Mar 31   Collie Smith scores 104 on cricket debut WI v Aust, Kingston in the year 1955.  

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

Apr 01   Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history halifax Nova Scotia the opening of Angus L. Macdonald Bridge linking Halifax and Dartmouth and I was there  

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) in the year 1955.  

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

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

Apr 03   Louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open in the year 1955.  

Apr 03   On this day in history night express train in Guadalajara derails, killing 300  

Apr 04   British government signs military treaty with Iraq on this day in history.  

Apr 04   British govt signs military treaty with Iraq in the year 1955.  

Apr 05   In the year 1955 british Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns  

Apr 05   Winston Churchill resigns as British PM, Anthony Eden succeeds him in the year 1955.  

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

Apr 07   Theda Bara, actress (Camille, Cleopatra, 2 Orphans), dies at 62 in the year 1955.  

Apr 08   Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   Ruth Ellis shoots jilting lover David Blakely in the year 1955.  

Apr 11   Sobers starts run of 85 Test Cricket appearances for WI uninterrupted in the year 1955.  

Apr 12   1st game in KC, KC A's beat Detroit Tigers, 6-2 in the year 1955.  

Apr 12   Salk polio vaccine safe and effective; in the year 1955.  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

Apr 16   Abdullah Seif el-Islam, brother of Yemenite king Ahmed, beheaded on this day in history.  

Apr 16   The birth of Ellen Barkin, American actress on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Betty Jameson wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open in the year 1955.  

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

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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   On this day in history birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 in the year 1955.  

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