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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Sunday, 01 May 2016

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

Oct 29   In the year 1956 international zone of Tangier returned to Morocco  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1956.  

Nov 02   On this day in history israel captures Gaza and Sheham  

Nov 02   Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 04   Israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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   Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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 Birthdays In 1956

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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 08   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

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

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

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