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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Monday, 31 August 2015

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

Feb 08   On this day in history mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die  

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

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

Feb 09   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 "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   In the year 1956 kYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland  

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

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

Feb 14   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference on this day in history.  

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   Britain abolishes the death penalty on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB  

Feb 18   In the year 1956 gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78  

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

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

Feb 23   20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1956 russian party leader Khrushchev attacks memory of Stalin  

Feb 25   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   Female suffrage in Egypt in the year 1956.  

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

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

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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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

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   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born in the year 1956.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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