Historical Events For 1956
Friday, 02 December 2016
Nov 13 Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 1956 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 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 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 In the year 1956 "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
Nov 26 On this day in history "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
Nov 26 Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51 on this day in history.
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" on this day in history.
Nov 29 "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances on this day in history.
Nov 30 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News) on this day in history.
Dec 02 Fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba on this day in history.
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 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB) in the year 1956.
Dec 04 Paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy on this day in history.
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 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 16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia on this day in history.
Dec 08 Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1956 hans Barth, composer, dies at 59
Dec 11 Anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland in the year 1956.
Dec 12 In the year 1956 commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign.
Dec 12 In the year 1956 lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83
Dec 13 Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires on this day in history.