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The Pacific Coast Stock Exchange is formed by combining the San Francisco stock exchange with the Los Angeles stock exchange.
The first electric watch is produced by the Hamilton Watch Company. Read More
The Ed Sullivan Show has guest star Elvis Presley on the show for his 3rd and final appearance.
Humphrey Bogart dies after battling cancer for many years. Read More
A Caucasian boy between 4 and 6 years old is found in a box on a sidewalk in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in an unresolved case known as The Boy In The Box.
The first publication of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat occurs in the United States. Read More
The first publication of the S&P 500 guide is made by Standard & Poor. Read More
The expiry of the Anglo-Jordanian Treaty of 1948 occurs. Read More
Martial law is announced in Indonesia by President Sukarno. Read More
The European Economic Community is formed by the Treaty of Rome. Read More
Elvis Presley purchases his house in Memphis Tennessee known as Graceland at the age of 22 for $100,000 USD.
Best Picture of the 29th Academy Awards ceremony is won by Around the World in 80 Days. Read More
The ability to self-rule is granted to Singapore and will come into effect on January 1, 1958 as declared by the United Kingdom.
The Dodgers baseball team is moved from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California upon the agreement of the team's owner Walter O'Malley.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney have their first encounter as teenagers, leading to the formation of the Beatles 3 years later.
The film Loving You starring Elvis Presley is released for the first time in theaters. Read More
The formation International Atomic Energy Agency occurs. Read More
Nuclear testing is suspended for 2 years as declared by President Dwight Eisenhower. Read More
The Ford Motor Company's Edsel edition is released and this day goes on to be referred to as "E Day".
The first edition of On the Road by Jack Kerouac begins circulation. Read More
Sputnik is launched by the Soviet Union as the first artificial satellite to rotate around the earth.
Sputnik 2 is launched by the Soviet Union with a dog named Laika on board as the first animal to travel around the Earth in orbit.
Elvis Presley's film Jailhouse Rock is released in the United States. Read More
The laser is invented by Gordon Gould. Read More
United States President Dwight Eisenhower undergoes a stroke. Read More