Historical Events Happened In 1956
Saturday, 01 August 2015
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 On this day in history -5°F (15°C) in Sicily
Feb 09 -5șF (15șC) 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 R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria in the year 1956.
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 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 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 Britain abolishes the death penalty in the year 1956.
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 In the year 1956 kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
Feb 21 In the year 1956 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 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 On this day in history 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 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" in the year 1956.
Feb 27 Female suffrage in Egypt in the year 1956.
Feb 27 On this day in history 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 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