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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Friday, 25 July 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   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   On this day in history israel captures Egyptian militay post at El-Thamad  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history britain and France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal  

Oct 31   On this day in history brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service  

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

Nov 01   On this day in history delhi becomes a territory of the Indian union  

Nov 01   Indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Nov 04   Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   On this day in history largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted  

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 Birthdays In 1956

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

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   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.