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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

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

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

Oct 29   In the year 1956 israeli paratroopers drop into the Sinai to open Straits of Tiran  

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

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   On this day in history brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service  

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

Nov 02   In the year 1956 israel captures Gaza and Sheham  

Nov 02   In the year 1956 jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77  

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

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

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   In the year 1956 art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles  

Nov 05   In the year 1956 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 in the year 1956.  

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   In the year 1956 uN demands USSR leave Hungary  

Nov 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56  

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 in the year 1956.  

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   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 10   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   In the year 1956 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   In the year 1956 siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.