Historical Events Happened In 1956
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Nov 13 Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 1956 hungarian revolt put down
Nov 15 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances in the year 1956.
Nov 17 On this day in history syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)
Nov 18 In the year 1956 morocco gains independence
Nov 19 On this day in history francis L Sullivan, actor (Joan of Arc, Winslow Boy), dies at 53
Nov 21 On this day in history don Newcombe, wins NL MVP & 1st-ever Cy Young Award
Nov 22 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne in the year 1956.
Nov 22 On this day in history vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies
Nov 23 In the year 1956 jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61
Nov 24 In the year 1956 "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
Nov 26 "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1956 tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51
Nov 27 In the year 1956 f Goodrich & A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Neth
Nov 28 Photography begins on "... & God Created Women" on this day in history.
Nov 29 "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1956 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News)
Dec 02 On this day in history fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba
Dec 03 In the year 1956 england & France pull troops out of Egypt
Dec 03 Wilt Chamberlain's first collegiate basketball game (scores 52) in the year 1956.
Dec 04 On this day in history 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB)
Dec 04 In the year 1956 paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy
Dec 05 Thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Dec 06 "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances in the year 1956.
Dec 06 Nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa in the year 1956.
Dec 07 Helen O'Connell joins the Today Show panel on this day in history.
Dec 07 Helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel on this day in history.
Dec 08 16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1956 edgar Leslie Bainton, composer, dies at 76
Dec 09 Hans Barth, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1956.
Dec 11 Anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland on this day in history.
Dec 12 Commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign in the year 1956.
Dec 12 Lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1956.
Dec 13 In the year 1956 dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires