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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  

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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   In the year 1955 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   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   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1955

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 07   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  

Jan 15   Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies in the year 1955.  

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies in the year 1955.  

Jan 17   In the year 1955 j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

Jan 21   On this day in history maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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