Historical Events Happened In 1956
Thursday, 25 August 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 On this day in history "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 on this day in history.
Nov 19 Francis L Sullivan, actor (Joan of Arc, Winslow Boy), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Nov 21 Don Newcombe, wins NL MVP & 1st-ever Cy Young Award in the year 1956.
Nov 22 In the year 1956 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
Nov 22 Vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies on this day in history.
Nov 23 Jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61 in the year 1956.
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 in the year 1956.
Nov 26 Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51 in the year 1956.
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" in the year 1956.
Nov 29 "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances in the year 1956.
Nov 30 In the year 1956 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 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 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB) in the year 1956.
Dec 04 On this day in history paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy
Dec 05 On this day in history thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC
Dec 06 "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history 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 16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia in the year 1956.
Dec 08 Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1956.
Dec 12 In the year 1956 lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83
Dec 13 On this day in history dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires