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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Thursday, 02 July 2015

Feb 08   Connie Mack, baseball manager (Phila A's, 1901-50), dies at 93 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1956.  

Feb 14   On this day in history indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union  

Feb 14   On this day in history khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference  

Feb 15   Urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1956 britain abolishes death penalty  

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   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   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   20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow in the year 1956.  

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

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

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

Feb 26   In the year 1956 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   Elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel" on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Female suffrage in Egypt on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54 in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 28   A Chatham Ontario restaurant is fined $50 for refusing to serve two black students in the year 1956.  

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

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

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

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   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.