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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Oct 29   In the year 1956 chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up  

Oct 29   International zone of Tangier returned to Morocco on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Israeli paratroopers drop into the Sinai to open Straits of Tiran in the year 1956.  

Oct 29   The Huntley-Brinkley Report nightly newscast premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history britain and France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal  

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   Delhi becomes a territory of the Indian union on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67 in the year 1956.  

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

Nov 02   Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1956 israel captures Gaza and Sheham  

Nov 02   On this day in history jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77  

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

Nov 04   In the year 1956 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest  

Nov 04   On this day in history art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46  

Nov 04   In the year 1956 israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt  

Nov 05   Art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Nov 05   In the year 1956 britain & France land forces in Egypt  

Nov 06   On this day in history holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary  

Nov 06   Holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary in the year 1956.  

Nov 06   President Eisenhower (D) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   In the year 1956 victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56  

Nov 12   Gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49 in the year 1956.  

Nov 12   On this day in history largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted  

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

Nov 12   On this day in history morocco, Sudan, and Tunista join the United Nations.  

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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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)