Historical Events In 1955
Friday, 14 August 2020
Apr 18 Albert Einstein developer of relativity theory, dies on this day in history.
Apr 18 Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46 on this day in history.
Apr 19 USS Albany and USS William Wood begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of Volos, Greece, ending 21 April on this day in history.
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 Congress orders all US coins bear motto "In God We Trust" on this day in history.
Apr 23 In the year 1955 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances
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 Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79 in the year 1955.
Apr 24 On this day in history conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends
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 On this day in history lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43
Apr 28 On this day in history 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 On this day in history element 101, Mendelevium, announced
Apr 30 On this day in history perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks
May 02 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable in the year 1955.
May 02 In the year 1955 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
May 02 In the year 1955 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
May 03 Philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies in the year 1955.
May 04 Georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73 in the year 1955.
May 05 "Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances in the year 1955.
May 05 Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce in the year 1955.
May 05 On this day in history the musical, " Damn Yankees", opened in New York City for a successful run of 1,019 performances.
May 05 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site
May 05 In the year 1955 west Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers
May 06 West Germany joins NATO on this day in history.
May 07 In the year 1955 uSSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain
May 07 In the year 1955 west Europe Union established
May 09 In the year 1955 german Federal Republic joins NATO
May 11 G L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies on this day in history.
May 11 Israel attacks Gaza in the year 1955.