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Historical Events In 1955

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

Jul 01   In the year 1955 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   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 in the year 1955.  

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

Jul 07   On this day in history franco Casavola, composer, dies at 63  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history congress authorizes all US currency to say "In God We Trust"  

Jul 11   In the year 1955 new USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colo with 300 cadets  

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

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

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   On this day in history "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland  

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

Jul 16   Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor launched-Seawolf  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1955.  

Jan 03   Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1955 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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1955 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   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   On this day in history yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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