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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Sunday, 05 July 2015

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

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   In the year 1956 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   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   In the year 1956 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   Indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1956 lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67  

Nov 01   Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact in the year 1956.  

Nov 02   Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion in the year 1956.  

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

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

Nov 04   In the year 1956 art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46  

Nov 04   Israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt in the year 1956.  

Nov 05   In the year 1956 art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles  

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   On this day in history holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary  

Nov 06   In the year 1956 president Eisenhower (D) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R)  

Nov 07   Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40 in the year 1956.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 12   On this day in history morocco, Sudan, and Tunista join the United Nations.  

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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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

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   In the year 1956 alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

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

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 in the year 1956.