Historical Events For 1956
Monday, 22 January 2018
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 -5°F (15°C) in Sicily on this day in history.
Feb 09 On this day in history -5ºF (15ºC) in Sicily
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 On this day in history r Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria
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 in the year 1956.
Feb 13 KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow
Feb 14 In the year 1956 indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union
Feb 14 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference on this day in history.
Feb 15 Urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland in the year 1956.
Feb 16 On this day in history britain abolishes death penalty
Feb 16 Britain abolishes the death penalty in the year 1956.
Feb 17 Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB on this day in history.
Feb 18 Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open in the year 1956.
Feb 21 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1956.
Feb 22 On this day in history 1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United
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 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 in the year 1956.
Feb 26 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1956.
Feb 28 In the year 1956 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