1955

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May 28, 2022

1955 (one thousand nine hundred and fifty-fifth) The Gregorian calendar is a non-leap year starting on Saturday. it 1955 AD 955th year of the 2nd millennium, 55th year of the XX century, 5th year of the 6th decade of the XX century, 6th year 1950s. He passed 67 years ago.

Events

January

January 2 - President of Panama, Colonel José Antonio Remon, is assassinated during an equestrian competition at the capital's hippodrome. January 3 - The royal government of Iraq announced a "break" in diplomatic relations with the USSR. January 17 - the first launch of the American submarine "USS Nautilus (SSN-571)" - the world's first nuclear submarine. January 20 - during the first crisis in the Taiwan Strait, units of the People's Liberation Army of China captured the Yijiangshan Islands held by the Kuomintang ("Battle of Yijiangshan"), January 18-20) January 21 - the opening in Avadi (Madras state) of the 60th annual session of the Indian National Congress (completed on January 23), at which, at the suggestion of Jawaharlal Nehru, a resolution was adopted on building a "socialist-type society" in India. The 25th of January The publication by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the decree "On the termination of the state of war between the Soviet Union and Germany": the formal end of the Great Patriotic War. The signing in Panama of a new agreement between Panama and the United States on the Panama Canal Zone, according to which the United States lost its monopoly on the construction of highways and railways on the Isthmus of Panama, returned to Panama part of the land that was part of the canal zone, and increased the amount of annual payments to Panama. January 25-31 - A plenum of the Central Committee of the CPSU was held in Moscow. A resolution was adopted on increasing the production of livestock products. On January 31, the plenum adopted a resolution On comrade. G. M. Malenkov, in which he was relieved of his duties as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR. January 30 - adoption of a decree of the government of the USSR on preparations for the launch in 1957 of an artificial satellite of the Earth.

February

February 3-9 - The second session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 4th convocation was held in Moscow. February 5 - The National Assembly of France passes a vote of no confidence in the government of Pierre Mendes-France (February 23, the new government of Edgar Faure is formed).