April 1955

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The following events occurred in April 1955:

April 1, 1955 (Friday)

April 2, 1955 (Saturday)

April 3, 1955 (Sunday)

April 4, 1955 (Monday)

April 5, 1955 (Tuesday)

April 6, 1955 (Wednesday)

April 7, 1955 (Thursday)

April 8, 1955 (Friday)

April 9, 1955 (Saturday)

A World War II Lincoln bomber[6] crashes into Mount Superbus, Australia, in the early hours the morning, during a medical evacuation of a sick baby from Townsville, Queensland, to Eagle Farm airfield in Brisbane. The crew of four RAAF personnel and the two passengers are all killed.

April 10, 1955 (Sunday)

April 11, 1955 (Monday)

April 12, 1955 (Tuesday)

April 13, 1955 (Wednesday)

April 14, 1955 (Thursday)

  • The Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup for the 7th time in franchise history, but will not win again until 1997.

April 15, 1955 (Friday)

April 16, 1955 (Saturday)

  • A Burma-Japanese peace treaty, signed in Rangoon on November 5, 1954, comes into effect, formally ending a state of war between the two countries that has not existed for a long time.
  • Sir Laurence Olivier's film version of Shakespeare's Richard III, is released in the UK.

April 17, 1955 (Sunday)

  • Imre Nagy, the communist Premier of Hungary, loses his position as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, apparently for being too moderate.

April 18, 1955 (Monday)

  • The Bandung Conference opens in Indonesia. The twenty-nine participating countries represent nearly one-quarter of the Earth's land surface and a total population of 1.5 billion people.[10]
  • Died: Albert Einstein, 76, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

April 19, 1955 (Tuesday)

April 20, 1955 (Wednesday)

April 21, 1955 (Thursday)

April 22, 1955 (Friday)

  • Died: Adnan al-Malki, 37, Syrian military leader, assassinated at Damascus Municipal Stadium by Younis Abdul Rahim[14]

April 23, 1955 (Saturday)

  • Born: Tony Miles, English chess grandmaster, in Birmingham (died 2001)

April 24, 1955 (Sunday)

April 25, 1955 (Monday)

April 26, 1955 (Tuesday)

April 27, 1955 (Wednesday)

April 28, 1955 (Thursday)

April 29, 1955 (Friday)

April 30, 1955 (Saturday)

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  14. Sami M. Moubayed, Damascus Between Democracy and Dictatorship. p 136. Accessed 13 November 2015
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