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1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) 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 sixth year of the 1950s decade.

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September 18: Britain annexes Rockall

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October 26: Austria free

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  • 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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