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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Oct 29   Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up in the year 1956.  

Oct 29   On this day in history international zone of Tangier returned to Morocco  

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

Oct 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   First American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 01   Lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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   Israel captures Gaza and Sheham on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1956.  

Nov 05   Britain & France land forces in Egypt in the year 1956.  

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

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) in the year 1956.  

Nov 07   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner," premieres in NYC  

Nov 11   Victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56 in the year 1956.  

Nov 12   In the year 1956 gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49  

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

Nov 12   In the year 1956 largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted  

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   In the year 1956 birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

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   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

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

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