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Historical Events In 1955

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Jun 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 "Lawrence Welk Show" premiers on ABC  

Jul 05   In the year 1955 english harbor strike ends  

Jul 06   In the year 1955 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   In the year 1955 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson  

Jul 07   In the year 1955 franco Casavola, composer, dies at 63  

Jul 09   Bill Haley & Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" tops billboards chart in the year 1955.  

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

Jul 10   Henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 12   In the year 1955 22nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 in 12 at County Stad, Milw  

Jul 13   On this day in history beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor, dies at 59  

Jul 13   In the year 1955 ruth Ellis hung  

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

Jul 15   On this day in history wNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Jul 16   "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland on this day in history.  

Jul 16   "Golden Horseshoe Revue" first of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland in the year 1955.  

Jul 16   In the year 1955 jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81  

Jul 17   Arco, Idaho becomes first US city lit by nuclear power in the year 1955.  

Jul 17   In the year 1955 bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer, dies at 73  

Jul 17   On this day in history disneyland opens in Los Angeles, CA  

Jul 17   Disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County in the year 1955.  

Jul 18   In the year 1955 1st electric power generated from atomic energy sold commercially  

Jul 18   The first electric power generated from atomic energy sold commercially in the year 1955.  

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   1st VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon in the year 1955.  

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

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

Jul 22   The first VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon in the year 1955.  

Jul 23   Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1955 birth of mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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