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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1955 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1955
MCMLV
Ab urbe condita2708
Armenian calendar1404
ԹՎ ՌՆԴ
Assyrian calendar6705
Baháʼí calendar111–112
Balinese saka calendar1876–1877
Bengali calendar1362
Berber calendar2905
British Regnal yearEliz. 2 – 4 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2499
Burmese calendar1317
Byzantine calendar7463–7464
Chinese calendar甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4651 or 4591
    — to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4652 or 4592
Coptic calendar1671–1672
Discordian calendar3121
Ethiopian calendar1947–1948
Hebrew calendar5715–5716
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2011–2012
 - Shaka Samvat1876–1877
 - Kali Yuga5055–5056
Holocene calendar11955
Igbo calendar955–956
Iranian calendar1333–1334
Islamic calendar1374–1375
Japanese calendarShōwa 30
(昭和30年)
Javanese calendar1886–1887
Juche calendar44
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4288
Minguo calendarROC 44
民國44年
Nanakshahi calendar487
Thai solar calendar2498
Tibetan calendar阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
2081 or 1700 or 928
    — to —
阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2082 or 1701 or 929

1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1955th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 955th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1950s decade.

Events

January

Main article: January 1955

January 7: Marian Anderson at the Met
January 22: ICBM

February

Main article: February 1955

March

Main article: March 1955

April

Main article: April 1955

April 15: McDonald's

May

Main article: May 1955

June

Main article: June 1955

July

Main article: July 1955

August

Main article: August 1955

August 19: Hurricane Diane

September

Main article: September 1955

September 18: Britain annexes Rockall
September 18: Britain annexes Rockall

October

Main article: October 1955

November

Main article: November 1955

October 26: Austria free
October 26: Austria free

December

Main article: December 1955

December 14: Tappan Zee Bridge opens

World population

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Rowan Atkinson
Kevin Costner
Simon Rattle
Eddie Van Halen
John Roberts
Nicolas Sarkozy

February

Mo Yan
Jeff Daniels
Kelsey Grammer
Steve Jobs
Alain Prost

March

Nina Hagen
Gary Sinise
Jair Bolsonaro
Bruce Willis
Mariano Rajoy
Reba McEntire
Brendan Gleeson
Marina Sirtis
Angus Young

April

Princess Sirindhorn
Princess Sirindhorn
Akira Toriyama
Michael Rooker
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Judy Davis
John Nunn
Eddie Jobson

May

Tom Bergeron
Bill Paxton
James Gosling
Rosanne Cash
Richard Schiff
Tommy Emmanuel
Susie Essman

June

Sam Simon
Griffin Dunne
Laurie Metcalf
Michel Platini
Isabelle Adjani
Tim Berners-Lee

July

Li Keqiang
Keith Whitley
Lindsey Graham
Jimmy Smits
Adrienne King
Dannel Malloy
Béla Tarr
Willem Dafoe
Iman
Asif Ali Zardari

August

Billy Bob Thornton
Richard Hilton
Apisai Ielemia
Mike Huckabee
Sergey Khlebnikov

September

Billy Blanks
John Kricfalusi
Edward Hibbert
Charles Martinet
Zucchero Fornaciari

October

Tommy Wiseau
Yo-Yo Ma
Bill Gates
Indra Nooyi

November

Maria Shriver
Roland Emmerich
Whoopi Goldberg
Guillermo Lasso
Bill Nye
Kevin Conroy

December

Ana Gabriel
Jane Kaczmarek

Deaths

Deaths
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Hans Hedtoft

February

Constantin Argetoianu

March

Sir Alexander Fleming

April

Albert Einstein

May

Mary McLeod Bethune

June

Walter Hampden

July

Adolfo de la Huerta

August

Carmen Miranda

September

James Dean

October

José Ortega y Gasset

November

Shemp Howard

December

Honus Wagner

Nobel Prizes

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References

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  5. ^ Although audio recordings exist, there is no known video footage of this appearance.
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  8. ^ "1955". Houghton Mifflin Guide to Science & Technology.
  9. ^ National Climatic Data Center. "Category 5 Monsters!". United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved February 2, 2013.
  10. ^ "Name of Technical Sergeant Richard B. Fitzgibbon to be added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial". Department of Defense (DoD). Archived from the original on October 20, 2013.
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  12. ^ Editors of Chase's (September 24, 2019). Chase's Calendar of Events 2020: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 92. ISBN 978-1-64143-316-7.
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  21. ^ Jim Corbett — the man known for being both a hunter and champion of tigers
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  24. ^ "General Charles Pelot Summerall".
  25. ^ Owen Roberts
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