Historical Events Happened In 1956
Sunday, 26 October 2014
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 In the year 1956 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances
Nov 17 On this day in history syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)
Nov 18 Morocco gains independence in the year 1956.
Nov 19 In the year 1956 francis L Sullivan, actor (Joan of Arc, Winslow Boy), dies at 53
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 on this day in history.
Nov 22 Vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies in the year 1956.
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 "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 F Goodrich & A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Neth in the year 1956.
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1956.
Dec 05 In the year 1956 thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC
Dec 06 "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances in the year 1956.
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 Helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel on this day in history.
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 Hans Barth, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 12 Lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires