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Historical Events For 1956

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Nov 13   Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 14   Hungarian revolt put down on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 15   In the year 1956 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 17   In the year 1956 syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 18   On this day in history morocco gains independence  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 19   In the year 1956 francis L Sullivan, actor (Joan of Arc, Winslow Boy), dies at 53  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 21   In the year 1956 don Newcombe, wins NL MVP & 1st-ever Cy Young Award  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 22   In the year 1956 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 22   On this day in history vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 23   On this day in history jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61  Click To Search About This In Google

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Nov 24   "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 26   On this day in history "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 26   On this day in history tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 27   In the year 1956 f Goodrich & A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Neth  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 28   Photography begins on "... & God Created Women" on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 29   On this day in history "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances  Click To Search About This In Google

Nov 30   1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News) in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 02   Fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 03   On this day in history england & France pull troops out of Egypt  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 03   Wilt Chamberlain's first collegiate basketball game (scores 52) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 04   In the year 1956 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB)  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 04   Paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 05   On this day in history thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 06   "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 06   Nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 07   Helen O'Connell joins the Today Show panel on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 07   On this day in history helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 08   16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 08   Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 09   In the year 1956 hans Barth, composer, dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 11   On this day in history anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 12   Commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 12   Lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 13   Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1956 birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 in the year 1956.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 21   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  Click To Search About This In Google

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