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