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Historical Events In 1955

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

May 14   In the year 1955 a causeway is completed across the Strait of Canso between Cape Porcupine and Balache Point, Nova Scotia. This involved a 14 mile main line diversion for the rerouting of railway traffic linking directly Cape Breton Island with the mainland. Previous movements were by car ferry across the Strait of Canso.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   Betty Ann Davies, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1955 the Warsaw Pact signed by Eastern bloc countries  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   US performs nuclear test in Pacific Ocean on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   Warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   Building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   On this day in history vienna Treaty Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   On this day in history vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   On this day in history heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in 9 (San Fransisco) for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 16   James Agee, US critic/writer (Death in Family), dies in NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   On this day in history king Baudouin of Belgium visits Congo  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   The birth of Debra Winger, American film actress in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 17   In the year 1955 alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 17   Dutch Government of Drees resigns on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record) in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya NM (state record) in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   Atkinson & Depeiaza take West Indies from 6-187 to 6-494 in day vs Australia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   In the year 1955 mary McLeod Bethune, educator & civil rights leader, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   In the year 1955 queen Juliana opens E55 fair in Amsterdam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 20   In the year 1955 argentine parliament accepts separation of church & state  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   On this day in history "House of Flowers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 165 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   In the year 1955 oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix (aged 55) finishes 6th  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   On this day in history series of 19 twisters destroy Udall Kansas & most of Blackwell Okla  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   Series of 19 twisters destroy Udall KS &most of Blackwell OK in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   In the year 1955 "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   Conservatives win British parliamentary election on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 26   Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   On this day in history boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   Red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   In the year 1955 81st Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 1:54.6  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   Daniel G van Beuningen, art collector, dies at 78 in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1955

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Jan 02   In the year 1955 birth of tex Brashear, American voice actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1955 birth of palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men) was born in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer was born in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1955

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1955 gerald Hartigan, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72 in the year 1955.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   In the year 1955 yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 16   In the year 1955 jonkheer Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch min (1908-13), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   On this day in history j A Veraart, economist, dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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