Historical Events In 1955
Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Apr 18 On this day in history albert Einstein developer of relativity theory, dies
Apr 18 Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46 on this day in history.
Apr 19 On this day in history uSS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April
Apr 20 "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs in the year 1955.
Apr 21 In the year 1955 bkln Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season
Apr 22 In the year 1955 congress orders all US coins bear motto "In God We Trust"
Apr 23 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76
Apr 24 In the year 1955 " X-Minus One", a show for science fiction fans, was first heard on NBC radio this day.
Apr 24 Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79 in the year 1955.
Apr 24 Conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends in the year 1955.
Apr 25 Canadian Pacific inaugurates its new stainless steel, scenic-domed transcontinental passenger train "The Canadian" between Montreal/Toronto and Vancouver on this day in history.
Apr 25 Constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Apr 28 Lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43 on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 1955 wBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
Apr 29 G Gronchi elected president of Italy on this day in history.
Apr 30 Element 101, Mendelevium, announced on this day in history.
Apr 30 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks on this day in history.
May 02 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable in the year 1955.
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1955 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
May 03 Philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73
May 05 "Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances in the year 1955.
May 05 In the year 1955 indies parliament accept hindu-divorce
May 05 The musical, " Damn Yankees", opened in New York City for a successful run of 1,019 performances in the year 1955.
May 05 US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site on this day in history.
May 05 West Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history west Germany joins NATO
May 07 USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain on this day in history.
May 07 West Europe Union established on this day in history.
May 09 German Federal Republic joins NATO in the year 1955.
May 11 In the year 1955 g L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
May 11 Israel attacks Gaza in the year 1955.