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.