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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

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

Feb 08   Mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history "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  

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Feb 14   In the year 1956 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow  

Feb 14   In the year 1956 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   Britain abolishes death penalty on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Britain abolishes the death penalty on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95  

Feb 19   Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1956 edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78  

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" on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history russian party leader Khrushchev attacks memory of Stalin  

Feb 25   In the year 1956 khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference  

Feb 26   In the year 1956 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open  

Feb 26   On this day in history herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72  

Feb 26   In the year 1956 writers Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge  

Feb 27   In the year 1956 elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel"  

Feb 27   Female suffrage in Egypt in the year 1956.  

Feb 27   Frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Feb 28   13 die in a train crash in Swampscott MA in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1956 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   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 in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born in the year 1956.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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