1955

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This article is about the year 1955.
1955
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s · 1930s · 1940s · 1950s · 1960s · 1970s · 1980s
Years: 1952 · 1953 · 1954 · 1955 · 1956 · 1957 · 1958
1955 by topic:
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Birth and death categories
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Works and introductions categories
1955 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1955
MCMLV
Ab urbe condita 2708
Armenian calendar 1404
ԹՎ ՌՆԴ
Assyrian calendar 6705
Bahá'í calendar 111–112
Bengali calendar 1362
Berber calendar 2905
British Regnal year Eliz. 2 – 4 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2499
Burmese calendar 1317
Byzantine calendar 7463–7464
Chinese calendar 甲午(Wood Horse)
4651 or 4591
    — to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4652 or 4592
Coptic calendar 1671–1672
Discordian calendar 3121
Ethiopian calendar 1947–1948
Hebrew calendar 5715–5716
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2011–2012
 - Shaka Samvat 1876–1877
 - Kali Yuga 5055–5056
Holocene calendar 11955
Igbo calendar 955–956
Iranian calendar 1333–1334
Islamic calendar 1374–1375
Japanese calendar Shōwa 30
(昭和30年)
Javanese calendar 1886–1887
Juche calendar 44
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4288
Minguo calendar ROC 44
民國44年
Nanakshahi calendar 487
Thai solar calendar 2498

1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) 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.

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January[edit]

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Main article: September 1955
September 18: Britain annexes Rockall

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Main article: October 1955

November[edit]

Main article: November 1955
October 26: Austria free

December[edit]

Main article: December 1955

Date unknown[edit]

World population[edit]

  • World population: 2,755,823,000
    • Africa: 246,746,000
    • Asia: 1,541,947,000
    • Europe: 575,184,000
    • South America: 190,797,000
    • North America: 186,884,000
    • Oceania: 14,265,000

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Strömsund Bridge (1955)". Structurae. Retrieved 2010-10-02.