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Historical Events In 1956

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jan 01   In the year 1956 elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville  

Jan 01   In the year 1956 sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) gains independence from Britain & Egypt  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1956 a fire damages the top part of the Eiffel Tower.  

Jan 03   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history kGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting  

Jan 07   In the year 1956 vinoo Mankad scores 231 v NZ, 413 opening stand with Roy  

Jan 08   On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Conrad Aiken  

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   Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column 1st appears in newspapers on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan  

Jan 10   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   On this day in history john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   Jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad in the year 1956.  

Jan 14   On this day in history little Richard releases "Tutti Frutti"  

Jan 14   In the year 1956 siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 15   In the year 1956 bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open  

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

Jan 16   Egyptian President Nassar pledges to reconquer Palestine on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1956 german DR forms own army (National People's Army)  

Jan 19   On this day in history hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field  

Jan 20   Buddy Holly records "Blue Days Black Night" in Nashville in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 perfs  

Jan 21   On this day in history william Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of the New Yorker  

Jan 22   30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles in the year 1956.  

Jan 22   On this day in history p A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies  

Jan 23   Alexander Korda, English movie producer (Henry VIII), dies at 62 in the year 1956.  

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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   In the year 1956 birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1956.  

Jan 14   On this day in history siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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