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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.  

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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   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   In the year 1955 birth of kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

Jan 08   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1955 dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 07   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies in the year 1955.  

Jan 11   In the year 1955 rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  

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   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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