Historical Events In 1955
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Nov 12 On this day in history 1st West German officers sworn in
Nov 13 1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba in the year 1955.
Nov 13 The first live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 1955 robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59
Nov 15 Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1955 poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement
Nov 16 In the year 1955 1st speed-boat to exceed 200 mph (322 kph) (D M Campbell)
Nov 16 First speed-boat to exceed 200 mph (322 kph) (D.M. Campbell) in the year 1955.
Nov 16 On this day in history tomasz Arciszewski, Polish premier (1944-47), dies at 88
Nov 17 James Price Johnson, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1955 bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for 1st powered flight
Nov 18 Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for first powered flight in the year 1955.
Nov 19 In the year 1955 kXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
Nov 20 Kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ on this day in history.
Nov 21 Argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Peron in the year 1955.
Nov 22 Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1955.
Nov 22 In the year 1955 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Nov 23 British transfer Cocos (Keeling) Is in Indian Ocean to Australia on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history 1st test flight of Fokker's F-27 Friendship
Nov 25 On this day in history race segregation forbidden on trains & buses between US states
Nov 26 In the year 1955 "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances
Nov 27 In the year 1955 arthur Oscar Honegger, Swiss composer (Cantate Noel), dies at 63
Nov 28 In the year 1955 kMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting
Nov 29 Turkish government of Menderes resigns on this day in history.
Nov 30 "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances on this day in history.
Nov 30 Josip Slavenski, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1955.
Dec 01 Rosa Parks (black) arrested for refusing to move to back of the bus on this day in history.
Dec 01 On this day in history rosa Parks, a black seamstress during segragation, refuses to give her bus seat to a white man, an event that sparked the Montgomery (Alabama) bus boycott, one of the critical events in the U.S. civil rights fight.
Dec 01 The first remote-control railroad passenger car went into service on this day in the year 1955.
Dec 03 On this day in history kTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting
Dec 04 Mgr Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht in the year 1955.
Dec 05 In the year 1955 aFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president
Dec 05 Paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73 in the year 1955.
Dec 05 The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), a federation of autonomous trade unions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, is formed in the year 1955.