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Historical Events In 1955

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Apr 18   Albert Einstein developer of relativity theory, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46 in the year 1955.  

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   On this day in history "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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends in the year 1955.  

Apr 25   Canadian Pacific inaugurates its new stainless steel, scenic-domed transcontinental passenger train "The Canadian" between Montreal/Toronto and Vancouver on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43  

Apr 28   WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1955.  

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

May 02   In the year 1955 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)  

May 02   In the year 1955 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66  

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   In the year 1955 indies parliament accept hindu-divorce  

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

May 05   On this day in history west Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers  

May 06   In the year 1955 west Germany joins NATO  

May 07   USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain in the year 1955.  

May 07   On this day in history west Europe Union established  

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

May 11   On this day in history g L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies  

May 11   Israel attacks Gaza in the year 1955.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tex Brashear, American voice actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born in the year 1955.  

Jan 03   Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history death of jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1955 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   On this day in history maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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