Historical Events In 1955
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Apr 18 On this day in history albert Einstein developer of relativity theory, dies
Apr 18 Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46 on this day in history.
Apr 19 USS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April in the year 1955.
Apr 20 In the year 1955 "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs
Apr 21 Bkln Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1955 congress orders all US coins bear motto "In God We Trust"
Apr 23 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances in the year 1955.
Apr 23 Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Apr 24 " X-Minus One", a show for science fiction fans, was first heard on NBC radio this day in the year 1955.
Apr 24 Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79 in the year 1955.
Apr 24 On this day in history conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends
Apr 25 On this day in history canadian Pacific inaugurates its new stainless steel, scenic-domed transcontinental passenger train "The Canadian" between Montreal/Toronto and Vancouver.
Apr 25 On this day in history constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77
Apr 28 In the year 1955 lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43
Apr 28 WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Apr 29 In the year 1955 g Gronchi elected president of Italy
Apr 30 In the year 1955 element 101, Mendelevium, announced
Apr 30 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks on this day in history.
May 02 On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
May 02 In the year 1955 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
May 02 On this day in history tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
May 03 Philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies on this day in history.
May 04 Georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73 in the year 1955.
May 05 In the year 1955 "Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances
May 05 Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce in the year 1955.
May 05 The musical, " Damn Yankees", opened in New York City for a successful run of 1,019 performances in the year 1955.
May 05 US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history west Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers
May 06 West Germany joins NATO in the year 1955.
May 07 USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain in the year 1955.
May 07 In the year 1955 west Europe Union established
May 09 German Federal Republic joins NATO on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1955 g L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
May 11 Israel attacks Gaza on this day in history.