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This is a list of various things that took place in 1955.

Significant events

March

  • The DuMont Television Network program Wrestling from Marigold Arena, broadcast out of Chicago on Saturday nights for six years, is cancelled by the network as part of its winding down of operations (although it would continue airing as a local program on Chicago station WGN-TV until 1957); this marks the last time pro wrestling airs on broadcast network television until the debut in 1985 of the WWF's Saturday Night's Main Event on NBC

August

  • 4 – New York City station WABD-TV (now WNYW-TV) debuts a studio wrestling show telecast from the DuMont Telecenter (now the Fox Television Center), with Marty Glickman as the blow-by-blow announcer; Pat O'Connor, Don Leo Jonathan, Yukon Eric and Tiny Mills are featured on the first show [1]

Births

February

April

May

June

July

August

October

December

Deaths

January

Debuts

March

August

Events

  • January 7, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • January 14, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • January 21, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • January 28, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • February 4, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • February 11, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • February 18, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • February 25, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • March 4, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • March 18, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • March 25, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • April 1, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • April 8, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • April 17, 1955 NWA results
  • April 29, 1955 Stampede Wrestling results
  • May 6, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • June 17, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • June 24, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • July 8, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • July 29, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • August 17, 1955 NWA Montreal results
  • August 26, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • September 9, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • September 16, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • September 23, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • September 26, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • September 30, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • September 30, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • October 7, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • October 7, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • October 13, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • October 14, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • October 14, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • October 18, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • October 21, 1955 Georgia Championship results
  • October 21, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • October 28, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • November 4, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • November 5, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • November 11, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • November 17, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • November 18, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • November 23, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • November 25, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • November 30, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • December 12, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • December 16, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • December 2, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • December 22, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • December 28, 1955 Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises results
  • December 28, 1955 NWA Upstate results
  • December 9, 1955 NWA Upstate results

Title changes

January

February

  • 10 - Buddy Rogers and The Great Scott regain the MWA American Tag Team title from Bill Miller and Johnny Valentine in Columbus
  • 15 - Wilbur Snyder wins the MWA Eastern Heavyweight Championship from Buddy Rogers in Cleveland, Ohio

April

May

June

July

  • Mr. Moto wins the NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship from Polo Torres (some time after July 12)
  • 7 - Bobo Brazil and Frankie Talaber defeat Bill Miller and Billy Varga to become the first Ohio Tag Team Champions in Columbus
  • 26 - Bill Miller wins the MWA Eastern title from Buddy Rogers in Dayton, Ohio
  • 28 - Pepper Gomez and Rito Romero win the NWA Texas Tag Team title from Hard Boiled Haggerty and Stu Gibson in Galveston, Texas

August

  • 5 – Pepper Gomez wins the NWA Texas title from Mr. Moto in Houston

September

October

  • 4 - John Paul Henning wins the NWA Pacific Northwest title from Ivan Kameroff in Salem, Oregon; Duke Keomuka and Danny Savich win the NWA Texas Tag Team title from Pepper Gomez and Rito Romero in Dallas, Texas
  • 13 - Buddy Rogers regains the MWA Eastern title from Bill Miller in Columbus
  • 20 - Dick Hutton regains the Ohio title from Pat O'Connor in Columbus
  • 28 - Ray Gunkel and Wilbur Snyder win the NWA Texas Tag Team title from Duke Keomuka and Danny Savich in Houston

November

  • 8 - Karl Von Albers wins the MWA Eastern title from Buddy Rogers in Baltimore, Maryland (Rogers continues to be recognized as champion in Ohio)

December

  • Duke Keomuka wins the NWA Texas title from Pepper Gomez
  • 12 - Duke Keomuka and Tiny Mills win the NWA Texas Tag Team title from Ray Gunkel and Wilbur Snyder in Fort Worth, Texas

See also

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