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Historical Events In 1955

Thursday, 07 July 2022

Apr 18   Albert Einstein developer of relativity theory, dies in the year 1955.  

Apr 18   Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1955 uSS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April  

Apr 20   In the year 1955 "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   In the year 1955 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances  

Apr 23   Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1955 " 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   On this day in history conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends  

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   On this day in history constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77  

Apr 28   Lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history 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   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   India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on this day in history.  

May 02   Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on this day in history.  

May 02   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1955.  

May 03   On this day in history philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies  

May 04   Georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1955 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site  

May 05   In the year 1955 west Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers  

May 06   On this day in history west Germany joins NATO  

May 07   USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history west Europe Union established  

May 09   German Federal Republic joins NATO in the year 1955.  

May 11   G L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1955 birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 08   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born in the year 1955.  

Famous Deaths In 1955

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died in the year 1955.  

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

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

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