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Notable Historical Events in 1955 on the 15th

1955Ray Kroc starts McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants (Illinois)

Historical Events in 1955 on the 15th
Date Event
Jan 15
1st official act of Princess Beatrice, launches tanker Vasum 
Jan 15
D Shostakovitch' "From Jewish Folk Poetry," premieres in Leningrad 
Jan 15
USSR ends state of war with German Federal Republic 
Feb 15
1st pilot plant to produce man-made diamonds announced 
Mar 15
Dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses 
Mar 15
US Air Force unveils self-guided missile 
Mar 15
WLEX TV channel 18 in Lexington, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Apr 15
Ray Kroc starts McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants (Illinois) 
Apr 15
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 
May 15
Building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins 
May 15
KPUA (now KGMD) TV channel 9 in Hilo, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting 
May 15
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 
May 15
Vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restore Austria's independence 
May 15
The first ascent of Makalu, the world's fifth highest mountain. 
Jun 15
Australia score 8-758 v West Indies at Kingston, their best ever 
Jun 15
The Eisenhower administration stages the first annual "Operation Alert" (OPAL) exercise, an attempt to assess the USA's preparations for a nuclear attack. 
Jul 15
WNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Jul 15
Eighteen Nobel laureates sign the Mainau Declaration against nuclear weapons, later co-signed by thirty-four others. 
Aug 15
WXEX TV channel 8 in Richmond-Petersburg, VA (ABC) begins 
Aug 15
Hurricane Connie dissipates after killing 43 in NC, SC, Virginia & Maryland 
Sep 15
WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL (CBS) begins 
Nov 15
Poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement 
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