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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville  

Jan 01   On this day in history sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) gains independence from Britain & Egypt  

Jan 02   In the year 1956 poujadists/communists win French parliamentary elections  

Jan 03   A fire damages the top part of the Eiffel Tower in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 03   The birth of Mel Gibson, Australian actor in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   On this day in history the birth of Mel Gibson, Australian actor2006 Twelve dead coal miners and one survivor are discovered in the Sago Mine Disaster near Buckhannon, West Virginia, U.S.  

Jan 04   On this day in history alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 06   In the year 1956 kGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting  

Jan 07   Vinoo Mankad scores 231 v NZ, 413 opening stand with Roy on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Conrad Aiken on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog," single goes to #1 & stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single)  

Jan 09   In the year 1956 abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column 1st appears in newspapers  

Jan 09   Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column first appears in newspapers on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1956 jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad  

Jan 14   Little Richard releases "Tutti Frutti" on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Egyptian pres Nasser pledges to reconquer Palestine in the year 1956.  

Jan 16   In the year 1956 egyptian President Nassar pledges to reconquer Palestine  

Jan 18   German Democratic Republic forms own army in the year 1956.  

Jan 18   On this day in history german DR forms own army (National People's Army)  

Jan 19   In the year 1956 hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field  

Jan 20   On this day in history buddy Holly records "Blue Days Black Night" in Nashville  

Jan 21   "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden New York City NY after 849 performances in the year 1956.  

Jan 21   "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 perfs in the year 1956.  

Jan 21   William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of the New Yorker in the year 1956.  

Jan 22   On this day in history 30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles  

Jan 22   P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Alexander Korda, English movie producer (Henry VIII), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

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

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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 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 in the year 1956.  

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   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

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