Historical Events on May 15th, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins
  • KPUA (now KGMD) TV channel 9 in Hilo, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • The first ascent of Makalu, the world's fifth highest mountain.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restore Austria's independence