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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Feb 08   In the year 1956 connie Mack, baseball manager (Phila A's, 1901-50), dies at 93  

Feb 08   Mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die in the year 1956.  

Feb 09   -5F (15C) in Sicily in the year 1956.  

Feb 09   -5F (15C) in Sicily in the year 1956.  

Feb 09   On this day in history in Montreal Gaspe prospector Wilbert Coffin, age 41, hanged at Bordeaux prison for the murder of an American hunter  

Feb 09   On this day in history r Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria  

Feb 10   "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA in the year 1956.  

Feb 11   In the year 1956 donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, former members of the British Foreign Office who had disappeared from England in 1951, resurface in Moscow  

Feb 13   On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland  

Feb 14   20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1956 indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union  

Feb 14   In the year 1956 khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference  

Feb 15   In the year 1956 urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland  

Feb 16   In the year 1956 britain abolishes death penalty  

Feb 16   In the year 1956 britain abolishes the death penalty  

Feb 17   Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1956 kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open  

Feb 21   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1956.  

Feb 22   1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United in the year 1956.  

Feb 22   Elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel" in the year 1956.  

Feb 23   20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow in the year 1956.  

Feb 23   Russian party leader Khrushchev attacks memory of Stalin in the year 1956.  

Feb 25   On this day in history khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference  

Feb 26   In the year 1956 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open  

Feb 26   On this day in history herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72  

Feb 26   Writers Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1956 elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel"  

Feb 27   On this day in history female suffrage in Egypt  

Feb 27   In the year 1956 frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54  

Feb 28   In the year 1956 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott MA  

Feb 28   On this day in history a Chatham Ontario restaurant is fined $50 for refusing to serve two black students  

Feb 28   On this day in history forrester issued a patent for computer core memory  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 08   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   On this day in history henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1956 siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)