Historical Events Happened In 1956
Saturday, 25 April 2015
Nov 13 In the year 1956 supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses
Nov 14 Hungarian revolt put down on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances
Nov 17 Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate) in the year 1956.
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 On this day in history 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
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 Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51 in the year 1956.
Nov 27 F Goodrich & A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Neth on this day in history.
Nov 28 Photography begins on "... & God Created Women" in the year 1956.
Nov 29 On this day in history "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
Nov 30 On this day in history 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News)
Dec 02 In the year 1956 fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba
Dec 03 On this day in history 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 Paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy in the year 1956.
Dec 05 On this day in history thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC
Dec 06 On this day in history "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances
Dec 06 In the year 1956 nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa
Dec 07 In the year 1956 helen O'Connell joins the Today Show panel
Dec 07 Helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel in the year 1956.
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 In the year 1956 commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign.
Dec 12 Lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 13 Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires on this day in history.