January 1955

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The following events occurred in January 1955:

January 1, 1955 (Saturday)

January 2, 1955 (Sunday)

  • The Swedish cargo ship Rosafred runs aground off Stockholm. All 22 crew are rescued by another Swedish ship, K A Wallenberg.[3]
  • Died: José Antonio Remón Cantera, 46, president of Panama, assassinated by shooting by unknown assailants at a race track in Panama City, along with one of his bodyguards[4]

January 3, 1955 (Monday)

January 4, 1955 (Tuesday)

January 5, 1955 (Wednesday)

January 6, 1955 (Thursday)

January 7, 1955 (Friday)

January 8, 1955 (Saturday)

January 9, 1955 (Sunday)

January 10, 1955 (Monday)

January 11, 1955 (Tuesday)

January 12, 1955 (Wednesday)

January 13, 1955 (Thursday)

January 14, 1955 (Friday)

January 15, 1955 (Saturday)

  • British cargo ship Sudbury Hill runs aground off Bermuda but is refloated undamaged.[16]
  • Died:

January 16, 1955 (Sunday)

January 17, 1955 (Monday)

January 18, 1955 (Tuesday)

January 19, 1955 (Wednesday)

January 20, 1955 (Thursday)

January 21, 1955 (Friday)

January 22, 1955 (Saturday)

January 23, 1955 (Sunday)

  • Sutton Coldfield rail crash: An express passenger train traveling from York to Bristol, England, derails as a result of excessive speed on a sharp curve. The fourth carriage is knocked into the air causing it to drag along the station roof, damaging both the roof and the platforms on either side. Seventeen people, including the train crew, are killed and 25 are injured. Local people prevent a worse accident by warning an oncoming train.[18]

January 24, 1955 (Monday)

January 25, 1955 (Tuesday)

January 26, 1955 (Wednesday)

January 27, 1955 (Thursday)

January 28, 1955 (Friday)

January 29, 1955 (Saturday)

  • Died: Hans Hedtoft, 51, Swedish-born Prime Minister of Denmark 1947-1950)

January 30, 1955 (Sunday)

  • Beginning of the fifth Cabinet of Josip Broz Tito V

January 31, 1955 (Monday)

  • Died: John Mott, 89, US YMCA leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

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  3. "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 3 January 1955. (53129), col G, p. 4.
  4. "Assassins Fire From Ambush At Race Track". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 3, 1955. pp. 1, 4.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Historic England, "Church of the Holy Cross (1296322)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 June 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  15. "Ship's Crew Saved By Helicopter" The Times (London). Friday, 14 January 1955. (53139), col F, p. 8.
  16. "Ships In Trouble In Atlantic" The Times (London). Tuesday, 18 January 1955. (53142), col C, p. 8.
  17. "Air Attack On Swatow" The Times (London). Friday, 20 January 1955. (53145), col A, p. 8.
  18. Douglas V. Jones (1994). The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield - A Commemorative History. Westwood Press. Chapter XIV: 1955–1965. ISBN 0-9502636-7-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  19. Bradley, James; Powers, Ron (2006). Flags of Our Fathers (2006 ed.). Bantam Books. p. 503. ISBN 978-0-553-58908-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  22. British Parliament by-election: 1955