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Historical Events Happened In 1956

Sunday, 01 February 2015

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

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   On this day in history r Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria  

Feb 10   "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA  

Feb 11   On this day in history donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, former members of the British Foreign Office who had disappeared from England in 1951, resurface in Moscow  

Feb 13   KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 14   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference in the year 1956.  

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   On this day in history britain abolishes the death penalty  

Feb 17   In the year 1956 ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB  

Feb 18   Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open  

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

Feb 22   In the year 1956 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   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 in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history female suffrage in Egypt  

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

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

Feb 28   In the year 1956 a Chatham Ontario restaurant is fined $50 for refusing to serve two black students  

Feb 28   Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.