February 1955

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The following events occurred in February 1955:

February 1, 1955 (Tuesday)

February 2, 1955 (Wednesday)

February 3, 1955 (Thursday)

February 4, 1955 (Friday)

ran aground at Villefranche sur Mer, France. Refloated on 6 February by Marine Nationale and Marina Militare tugs.[2]

February 5, 1955 (Saturday)

February 6, 1955 (Sunday)

February 7, 1955 (Monday)

February 8, 1955 (Tuesday)

February 9, 1955 (Wednesday)

February 10, 1955 (Thursday)

  • The United States Seventh Fleet helps the Republic of China evacuate Chinese Nationalist army and residents from the Tachen Islands to Taiwan.
  • Born:Chris Adams, English wrestler and judoka (d. 2001)

February 11, 1955 (Friday)

February 12, 1955 (Saturday)

  • U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends the first U.S. advisors to South Vietnam.
  • Died:

February 13, 1955 (Sunday)

Died: Marcella Mariani, 19, Italian actress and model, one of 29 people killed when a Sabena Douglas DC-6 crashes on Mount Terminillo, near Rieti, Italy.

February 14, 1955 (Monday)


February 15, 1955 (Tuesday)

February 16, 1955 (Wednesday)

  • Nearly 100 die in a fire at a home for the elderly in Yokohama, Japan.

February 17, 1955 (Thursday)

February 18, 1955 (Friday)

February 19, 1955 (Saturday)

February 20, 1955 (Sunday)

  • Died: Oswald Avery, 77, US physician and medical researcher

February 21, 1955 (Monday)

February 22, 1955 (Tuesday)

February 23, 1955 (Wednesday)

  • Died: Paul Claudel, 86, French poet, dramatist, and diplomat

February 24, 1955 (Thursday)

  • Born: Steve Jobs, US businessman and founder of Apple Inc, in San Francisco, California (died 2011)

February 25, 1955 (Friday)

February 26, 1955 (Saturday)

February 27, 1955 (Sunday)

February 28, 1955 (Monday)

References

  1. "Telgrams in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 7 February 1955. (53159), col C-D, p. 6.
  2. "Telgrams in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 7 February 1955. (53159), col C-D, p. 6.
  3. "Lichen Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-06-14.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Isenberg, Michael T., Shield of the Republic: The United States Navy in an Era of Cold War and Violent Peace, Volume I: 1945-1962, New York: St. Martin's Press, ISBN 0-312-09911-8, p. 614.
  5. "Roma". UrbanRail.Net. 2004. Archived from the original on 3 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Sinking Ship's Crew Of 15 Saved" The Times (London). Tuesday, 15 February 1955. (53166), col C, p. 8.
  7. Brief History of Cambodian Red Cross
  8. Leifer, Michael (2005). Chin Kin Wah, Leo Suryadinata, ed. Michael Leifer: Selected Works on Southeast Asia. ISBN 978-981-230-270-0.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1302 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7