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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Sunday, 24 July 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 09   R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria in the year 1956.  

Feb 10   In the year 1956 "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV  

Feb 10   In the year 1956 elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA  

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  

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

Feb 14   Indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference in the year 1956.  

Feb 15   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history 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   1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel" on this day in history.  

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   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 writers Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge  

Feb 27   Elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel" on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1956 female suffrage in Egypt  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott MA  

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

Feb 28   Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1956 birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   In the year 1956 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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