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

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1955 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1955
MCMLV
Ab urbe condita2708
Armenian calendar1404
ԹՎ ՌՆԴ
Assyrian calendar6705
Bahá'í calendar111–112
Balinese saka calendar1876–1877
Bengali calendar1362
Berber calendar2905
British Regnal yearEliz. 2 – 4 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2499
Burmese calendar1317
Byzantine calendar7463–7464
Chinese calendar甲午(Wood Horse)
4651 or 4591
    — to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4652 or 4592
Coptic calendar1671–1672
Discordian calendar3121
Ethiopian calendar1947–1948
Hebrew calendar5715–5716
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2011–2012
 - Shaka Samvat1876–1877
 - Kali Yuga5055–5056
Holocene calendar11955
Igbo calendar955–956
Iranian calendar1333–1334
Islamic calendar1374–1375
Japanese calendarShōwa 30
(昭和30年)
Javanese calendar1886–1887
Juche calendar44
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4288
Minguo calendarROC 44
民國44年
Nanakshahi calendar487
Thai solar calendar2498
Tibetan calendar阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
2081 or 1700 or 928
    — to —
阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2082 or 1701 or 929

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September 18: Britain annexes Rockall

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October 26: Austria free

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World populationEdit

  • 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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Births
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Princess Sirindhorn

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ United States. National Archives and Records Administration; Robert B. Matchette (1995). Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States: Record groups 171-515. National Archives and Records Administration. p. 579. ISBN 978-0-16-048312-7.
  2. ^ "Strömsund Bridge (1955)". Structurae. Retrieved October 2, 2010.
  3. ^ "BBC - History - Alexander Fleming". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "Adolfo de la Huerta Marcor: Biografía y Gobierno" [Adolfo de la Huerta Marcor: Biography and Government] (in Spanish). lifeder.com. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  5. ^ "Manuel Ávila Camacho" (in Spanish). Biografias y Vidas. Retrieved May 29, 2019.