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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Thursday, 17 April 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 30   Israel captures Egyptian militay post at El-Thamad on this day in history.  

Oct 31   1st American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 31   On this day in history first American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek  

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

Nov 01   On this day in history nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact  

Nov 02   On this day in history hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion  

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

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

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

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

Nov 05   On this day in history art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles  

Nov 05   Britain & France land forces in Egypt on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history president Eisenhower (D) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R)  

Nov 07   Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

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

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   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)