|This article or subsection has an associated category.||1955|
|years:||1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958
(stardates from 1955.0)
|decades:||1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s|
|centuries:||19th century - 20th century - 21st century|
1955 was, on Earth's calendar, the 56th year of the 21st century, and the sixth year of the 1950s decade. Although this was a time period before Human formulation of stardates, this era begins with stardate 1955.0.
- On Earth, Human astronomer Colin Stanley Gum discovers a nebula which has formed from a supernova remnant. The nebula was christened the Gum Nebula in his honor.
- Kirk also traveled to Earth in 1955 via the time travel cabinet to retrieve a missing doomsday weapon.
- Revenge of the Creature, a horror/science fiction B-movie, is released.
- In the Julian Bashir, Secret Agent holoprogram, Falcon begins a series of attempts to kill Julian Bashir.
- A bottle of Dom Pérignon is produced.
- By this year Kay Eaton has begun to hate Stone and Pabst because of their sexism.
- The Terran Empire of the mirror universe exists by this year, as a political party or otherwise which eventually turned into an interstellar empire.
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Births and deaths
- In an alternate timeline Leonard McCoy is killed by a Nazi fighter pilot in Hayden, South Carolina.
- Captain James T. Kirk is transported in this year by the Guardian of Forever, after being subjected to a Klingon mind-sifter in the year 2267. Confused about his identity, he is institutionalized in a mental health facility for a full year.
References and notes
- TTN novel: Orion's Hounds.
- TOS comic: "A Bomb in Time".
- VOY episode: "Repression"
- DS9 episode: "Our Man Bashir"
- DS9 episode: "His Way"
- ST - Typhon Pact novel: Plagues of Night
- TNG novel: Ghost Ship.
- ENT episode: "In a Mirror, Darkly"
- TOS - Crucible novel: Provenance of Shadows
- TOS episode: "Miri"
- TOS novel: The Cry of the Onlies
- ST reference: Star Trek Encyclopedia
- TOS - The New Voyages short story: "Mind-Sifter".
|From History's Shadow
|The Original Series||14 January 1955||novel|
|A Bomb in Time
Kirk's time travel
|The Original Series||3 April 1955||comic|
Provenance of Shadows
Chapter 52, Section 2
|The Original Series||1955||novel||Alternate-timetrack history of what would have occurred on Earth, had Dr. McCoy prevented Edith Keeler's death in 1930. McCoy killed by invading Nazi soldier.|