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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Friday, 01 July 2016

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history -5F (15C) in Sicily  

Feb 09   -5F (15C) in Sicily on this day in history.  

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   R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA  

Feb 11   Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, former members of the British Foreign Office who had disappeared from England in 1951, resurface in Moscow on this day in history.  

Feb 13   KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland in the year 1956.  

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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   On this day in history khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference  

Feb 15   On this day in history urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland  

Feb 16   Britain abolishes death penalty on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history britain abolishes the death penalty  

Feb 17   In the year 1956 ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB  

Feb 18   On this day in history gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95  

Feb 19   On this day in history kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open  

Feb 21   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history 1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United  

Feb 22   On this day in history elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel"  

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

Feb 23   Russian party leader Khrushchev attacks memory of Stalin on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference in the year 1956.  

Feb 26   On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open  

Feb 26   Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72 in the year 1956.  

Feb 26   Writers Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge in the year 1956.  

Feb 27   On this day in history elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel"  

Feb 27   In the year 1956 female suffrage in Egypt  

Feb 27   Frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1956 a Chatham Ontario restaurant is fined $50 for refusing to serve two black students  

Feb 28   In the year 1956 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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 12   On this day in history john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

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)  

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