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Historical Events In 1955

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jun 29   On this day in history max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73  

Jul 01   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 on this day in history.  

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   Paolo Gallico, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history 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  

Jul 07   In the year 1955 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson  

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

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

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

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

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

Jul 11   New USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colo with 300 cadets on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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   Ruth Ellis hung on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history arco, Idaho becomes first US city lit by nuclear power  

Jul 17   On this day in history bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer, dies at 73  

Jul 17   In the year 1955 disneyland opens in Los Angeles, CA  

Jul 17   On this day in history disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

Jul 22   On this day in history joseph Foley, actor (Mr Peepers), dies at 45  

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

Jul 23   In the year 1955 betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  

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

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1955.  

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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 15   In the year 1955 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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 21   In the year 1955 maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59  

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