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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Monday, 22 September 2014

Oct 29   On this day in history chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up  

Oct 29   International zone of Tangier returned to Morocco in the year 1956.  

Oct 29   On this day in history israeli paratroopers drop into the Sinai to open Straits of Tiran  

Oct 29   In the year 1956 the Huntley-Brinkley Report nightly newscast premieres on NBC TV.  

Oct 30   In the year 1956 israel captures Egyptian militay post at El-Thamad  

Oct 31   1st American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek in the year 1956.  

Oct 31   Britain and France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 1956 brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service  

Oct 31   First American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek in the year 1956.  

Nov 01   On this day in history delhi becomes a territory of the Indian union  

Nov 01   On this day in history indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed  

Nov 01   On this day in history lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67  

Nov 01   Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1956 hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion  

Nov 02   Israel captures Gaza and Sheham on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1956.  

Nov 03   In the year 1956 "Wizard of Oz" first televised (CBS-TV)  

Nov 04   On this day in history 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest  

Nov 04   Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt  

Nov 05   Art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles in the year 1956.  

Nov 05   On this day in history britain & France land forces in Egypt  

Nov 06   Holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1956 holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary  

Nov 06   President Eisenhower (D) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R) in the year 1956.  

Nov 07   On this day in history una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40  

Nov 08   UN demands USSR leave Hungary on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ  

Nov 10   Gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner," premieres in NYC in the year 1956.  

Nov 11   Victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49  

Nov 12   Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted in the year 1956.  

Nov 12   Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Morocco, Sudan, and Tunista join the United Nations on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1956 birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

Jan 03   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   On this day in history henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.