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  • England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 5, 1955
    Winston Churchill

    Churchill retired as Prime Minister

    England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 5, 1955

    Churchill retired as Prime Minister in April 1955 and was succeeded by Eden.




  • United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 5, 1955
    James Bond

    Moonraker was published

    United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 5, 1955

    Moonraker novel was published. Moonraker is the third novel by the British author Ian Fleming to feature his fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond. It was published by Jonathan Cape on 5 April 1955 and featured a cover design conceived by Fleming.




  • New Jersey, United States
    Monday Apr 18, 1955
    Albert Einstein

    Death

    New Jersey, United States
    Monday Apr 18, 1955

    Einstein died in Princeton Hospital early the next morning at the age of 76, having continued to work until near the end.




  • Bandung, Indonesia
    Monday Apr 18, 1955
    W. E. B. Du Bois

    U.S. government prevented Du Bois from attending the 1955 Bandung Conference

    Bandung, Indonesia
    Monday Apr 18, 1955

    The U.S. government prevented Du Bois from attending the 1955 Bandung Conference in Indonesia.




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