Historical Events In 1955
Saturday, 30 September 2023
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 in the year 1955.
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 on this day in history.
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" in the year 1955.
Apr 23 On this day in history "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances
Apr 23 On this day in history robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76
Apr 24 On this day in history " X-Minus One", a show for science fiction fans, was first heard on NBC radio this day.
Apr 24 On this day in history alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79
Apr 24 In the year 1955 conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends
Apr 25 On this day in history canadian Pacific inaugurates its new stainless steel, scenic-domed transcontinental passenger train "The Canadian" between Montreal/Toronto and Vancouver.
Apr 25 On this day in history constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77
Apr 28 Lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1955.
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 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 In the year 1955 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
May 03 On this day in history philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies
May 04 On this day in history georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73
May 05 On this day in history "Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances
May 05 Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce on this day in history.
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 In the year 1955 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site
May 05 On this day in history west Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers
May 06 West Germany joins NATO on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history uSSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain
May 07 In the year 1955 west Europe Union established
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 On this day in history israel attacks Gaza