Historical Events In 1955
Sunday, 07 March 2021
Apr 18 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uSS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April
Apr 20 On this day in history "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs
Apr 21 In the year 1955 bkln Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season
Apr 22 On this day in history congress orders all US coins bear motto "In God We Trust"
Apr 23 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances on this day in history.
Apr 23 Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76 in the year 1955.
Apr 24 On this day in history " X-Minus One", a show for science fiction fans, was first heard on NBC radio this day.
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 in the year 1955.
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 in the year 1955.
Apr 28 Lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43 on this day in history.
Apr 28 WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Apr 29 G Gronchi elected president of Italy on this day in history.
Apr 30 Element 101, Mendelevium, announced in the year 1955.
Apr 30 In the year 1955 perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks
May 02 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable in the year 1955.
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 In the year 1955 georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73
May 05 On this day in history "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 on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site
May 05 West Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers in the year 1955.
May 06 West Germany joins NATO on this day in history.
May 07 In the year 1955 uSSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain
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 On this day in history israel attacks Gaza