Historical Events In 1955
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Apr 18 In the year 1955 albert Einstein developer of relativity theory, dies
Apr 18 In the year 1955 don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46
Apr 19 USS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April on this day in history.
Apr 20 "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs in the year 1955.
Apr 21 In the year 1955 bkln Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season
Apr 22 Congress orders all US coins bear motto "In God We Trust" on this day in history.
Apr 23 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances in the year 1955.
Apr 23 In the year 1955 robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76
Apr 24 " X-Minus One", a show for science fiction fans, was first heard on NBC radio this day on this day in history.
Apr 24 On this day in history alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79
Apr 24 Conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1955 canadian Pacific inaugurates its new stainless steel, scenic-domed transcontinental passenger train "The Canadian" between Montreal/Toronto and Vancouver.
Apr 25 Constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Apr 28 Lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43 in the year 1955.
Apr 28 In the year 1955 wBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
Apr 29 On this day in history g Gronchi elected president of Italy
Apr 30 Element 101, Mendelevium, announced in the year 1955.
Apr 30 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks in the year 1955.
May 02 In the year 1955 india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) in the year 1955.
May 02 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1955.
May 03 Philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies in the year 1955.
May 04 On this day in history georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73
May 05 "Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances in the year 1955.
May 05 Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce on this day in history.
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 In the year 1955 west Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers
May 06 West Germany joins NATO on this day in history.
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 in the year 1955.
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.