Historical Events Happened In 1956
Thursday, 29 September 2016
Nov 13 Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses in the year 1956.
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 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 Don Newcombe, wins NL MVP & 1st-ever Cy Young Award on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1956 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
Nov 22 In the year 1956 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 "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances on this day in history.
Nov 26 On this day in history "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
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 on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1956 photography begins on "... & God Created Women"
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 England & France pull troops out of Egypt on this day in history.
Dec 03 Wilt Chamberlain's first collegiate basketball game (scores 52) on this day in history.
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 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 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 Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1956.
Dec 09 Hans Barth, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1956.
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 In the year 1956 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