Historical Events Happened In 1956
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Nov 13 In the year 1956 supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses
Nov 14 On this day in history hungarian revolt put down
Nov 15 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1956 syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)
Nov 18 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61
Nov 24 On this day in history "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
Nov 26 In the year 1956 "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
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 In the year 1956 photography begins on "... & God Created Women"
Nov 29 On this day in history "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
Nov 30 In the year 1956 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News)
Dec 02 Fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba on this day in history.
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 Paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1956 helen O'Connell joins the Today Show panel
Dec 07 In the year 1956 helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel
Dec 08 In the year 1956 16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia
Dec 08 On this day in history edgar Leslie Bainton, composer, dies at 76
Dec 09 In the year 1956 hans Barth, composer, dies at 59
Dec 11 Anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign.
Dec 12 On this day in history lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83
Dec 13 Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires in the year 1956.