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Historical Events In 1955

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Jun 29   In the year 1955 max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73  

Jul 01   On this day in history the escort carrier uss Thetis Bay, in process of conversion to the new mission, was reclassified as an assault Helicopter Aircraft Carrier and redesignated CVHA 1.  

Jul 02   "Lawrence Welk Show" premiers on ABC in the year 1955.  

Jul 05   English harbor strike ends on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history paolo Gallico, composer, dies at 87  

Jul 06   The Federal Air Pollution Control Act was implemented on this day in 1955, providing federally allocated funds for research into causal analysis and control of car-emission pollution on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson  

Jul 07   Franco Casavola, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1955.  

Jul 09   On this day in history bill Haley & Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" tops billboards chart  

Jul 09   First black executive on White House staff (E Frederic Morrow) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   In the year 1955 henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies  

Jul 11   In the year 1955 congress authorizes all US currency to say "In God We Trust"  

Jul 11   On this day in history new USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colo with 300 cadets  

Jul 12   On this day in history 22nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 in 12 at County Stad, Milw  

Jul 13   Beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor, dies at 59 in the year 1955.  

Jul 13   Ruth Ellis hung in the year 1955.  

Jul 14   2 killed, many dazed when lightning strikes Ascott racetrack, England on this day in history.  

Jul 15   WNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1955.  

Jul 16   In the year 1955 "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland  

Jul 16   On this day in history "Golden Horseshoe Revue" first of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland  

Jul 16   Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81 in the year 1955.  

Jul 17   Arco, Idaho becomes first US city lit by nuclear power on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1955.  

Jul 17   Disneyland opens in Los Angeles, CA in the year 1955.  

Jul 17   In the year 1955 disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County  

Jul 18   1st electric power generated from atomic energy sold commercially on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1955 the first electric power generated from atomic energy sold commercially  

Jul 19   In the year 1955 koos [Jacobus J] Vorrink, Dutch soc-democrat (SDAP/AJC/PvdA), dies at 64  

Jul 21   1st sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor launched-Seawolf on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1955 1st VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon  

Jul 22   Joseph Foley actor (Mr Peepers), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Joseph Foley, actor (Mr Peepers), dies at 45 in the year 1955.  

Jul 22   In the year 1955 the first VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon  

Jul 23   Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 in the year 1955.  

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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   In the year 1955 birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)  

Jan 04   Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1955 birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1955 rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72  

Jan 15   In the year 1955 yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

Jan 16   Jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 in the year 1955.  

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

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