Historical Events For 1956
Saturday, 29 April 2017
Nov 13 Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses in the year 1956.
Nov 14 Hungarian revolt put down in the year 1956.
Nov 15 On this day in history "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances
Nov 17 In the year 1956 syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)
Nov 18 In the year 1956 morocco gains independence
Nov 19 Francis L Sullivan, actor (Joan of Arc, Winslow Boy), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1956 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 In the year 1956 vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies
Nov 23 Jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61 on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
Nov 26 On this day in history "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
Nov 26 Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51 in the year 1956.
Nov 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1956 "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
Nov 30 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News) on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 1956 fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba
Dec 03 In the year 1956 england & France pull troops out of Egypt
Dec 03 In the year 1956 wilt Chamberlain's first collegiate basketball game (scores 52)
Dec 04 In the year 1956 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB)
Dec 04 In the year 1956 paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy
Dec 05 In the year 1956 thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC
Dec 06 In the year 1956 "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances
Dec 06 On this day in history nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa
Dec 07 On this day in history helen O'Connell joins the Today Show panel
Dec 07 In the year 1956 helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel
Dec 08 On this day in history 16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia
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 On this day in history anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland
Dec 12 Commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83
Dec 13 In the year 1956 dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires