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Historical Events In 1955

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Jun 29   Max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73 in the year 1955.  

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   On this day in history "Lawrence Welk Show" premiers on ABC  

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 in the year 1955.  

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

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   Congress authorizes all US currency to say "In God We Trust" on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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   Disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)  

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born in the year 1955.  

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   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1955 dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 07   Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies in the year 1955.  

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

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   In the year 1955 j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  

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

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