Historical Events for November 1955

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1st - Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont, Colorado
2nd - Clarton-Schwerdt & Schaffer discover polio virus
2nd - David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government
3rd - First virus crystallized (announced)
3rd - Alabama woman bruised by a meteor
3rd - Argentine ex-president Peron arrives in Nicaragua
3rd - Australia takes control of Cocos Islands
3rd - Bernardus J Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht
4th - The rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio after it was totally destroyed in World War II.
5th - Mont Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)
5th - New Vienna Opera house opens (Austria)
5th - Date returned to in "Back to the Future" by Marty McFly
6th - 11th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch & CC Calif
NHL Legend Jean BeliveauNHL Legend Jean Beliveau 6th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
7th - Supreme Court of Baltimore bans segregation in public recreational areas
9th - Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain," premieres in NYC
9th - NZ all out for 70 v Pakistan at Dacca
9th - UN disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics
10th - "Vamp" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 60 performances
12th - 1st West German officers sworn in
12th - E Arcaro, E Sande & G Woolf 1st inductees in Jockey hall of fame
13th - 1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba
13th - Argentine general Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as president
15th - Poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement
16th - 1st speed-boat to exceed 200 mph (322 kph) (Donald Campbell)
16th - KLM orders 8 DC-8s
16th - Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Yussuph V returns to Morocco
18th - Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for 1st powered flight
19th - KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
19th - National Review publishes its first issue.
20th - Kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ
20th - Polly Umrigar scores India's 1st Test Cricket double century, 223 v NZ
21st - Argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Peron
21st - KTVO TV channel 3 in Ottumwa-Kirksville, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
22nd - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis PresleySinger & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley 22nd - RCA Victor's best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records & Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss
23rd - British transfer Cocos (Keeling) Is in Indian Ocean to Australia
24th - 1st test flight of Fokker's F-27 Friendship
25th - Race segregation forbidden on trains & buses between US states
25th - Walter Piston's 6th Symphony premieres
25th - Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the UK Labour Party
26th - "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances
26th - 43rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-19
26th - Emergency crisis proclaimed in Cyprus
28th - KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting
28th - KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting
29th - Turkish government of Menderes resigns
30th - "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances
30th - Argentine government disbands Peronistic party

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