Historical Events In 1955
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Jul 23 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs in the year 1955.
Jul 24 Ali Sastroamidjojo of Govt resigns in Indonesia in the year 1955.
Jul 25 Ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jul 26 Ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1955 austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation
Jul 27 In the year 1955 goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1751 Herget
Jul 28 The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France in the year 1955.
Jul 29 In the year 1955 smokey Burgess hits 3 HRS to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5
Jul 30 Louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open
Aug 02 In the year 1955 ruprecht, crown prince of Bayern/general-fieldmarshal, dies
Aug 02 USSR performs nuclear test in the year 1955.
Aug 03 On this day in history automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing
Aug 03 Hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days in the year 1955.
Aug 04 Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters in the year 1955.
Aug 05 After playing 274 straight games at 2nd base, Nellie Fox is given a day off he comes back next 798 consecutive games in the year 1955.
Aug 05 On this day in history carmen Miranda, singer/actress (Down Argentine Way), dies at 42
Aug 07 Bar-Ilan University founded in Israel in the year 1955.
Aug 08 In the year 1955 geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy
Aug 09 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Aug 11 Indonesia govt of Harahap forms in the year 1955.
Aug 12 22nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 30, Cleveland 27 (75,000) in the year 1955.
Aug 12 Pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80
Aug 13 Larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield in the year 1955.
Aug 13 In the year 1955 the opening of the Canso Causeway, linking Cape Breton Island to the Nova Scotia mainland
Aug 14 Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian, dies at 66 in the year 1955.
Aug 16 On this day in history fiat Motors orders 1st private atomic reactor
Aug 16 Fiat Motors orders first private atomic reactor in the year 1955.
Aug 17 In the year 1955 hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 &doing $1.8 billion damage
Aug 18 In the year 1955 -19] Hurricane Diane, kills 400 in US
Aug 19 32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record) in the year 1955.
Aug 19 Hurricane Diane kills 200 and is the first billion $ damage storm (N.E. US) in the year 1955.
Aug 20 1st airplane to exceed 1800 mph (2897 kph)-HA Hanes, Palmdale Ca on this day in history.