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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Friday, 31 October 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   Israeli paratroopers drop into the Sinai to open Straits of Tiran on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1956 britain and France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal  

Oct 31   Brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 1956 first American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek  

Nov 01   In the year 1956 delhi becomes a territory of the Indian union  

Nov 01   In the year 1956 indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed  

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

Nov 03   On this day in history "Wizard of Oz" first televised (CBS-TV)  

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

Nov 04   In the year 1956 art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46  

Nov 04   Israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt in the year 1956.  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1956 uN demands USSR leave Hungary  

Nov 09   Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ in the year 1956.  

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

Nov 11   On this day in history victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56  

Nov 12   Gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted on this day in history.  

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

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

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   On this day in history alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

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

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)