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Historical Events In 1956

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Jul 09   On this day in history the birth of Tom Hanks, American actor  

Jul 12   On this day in history maurice Lippens, Belgian governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80  

Jul 13   Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1956.  

Jul 13   WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.  

Jul 14   On this day in history boston Red Sox Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0  

Jul 14   On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer, dies at 58  

Jul 15   On this day in history beverly Hanson/Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Hot Springs Golf Invitational  

Jul 16   Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history karelo-Finnish SSR becomes part of Russian SFSR  

Jul 16   Last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent in the year 1956.  

Jul 18   On this day in history erno Gero succeeds Matyas Rákosi as party leader of Hungary  

Jul 18   In the year 1956 willem J A Kerncamp, Dut overseas minister (Islam & Woman), dies at 57  

Jul 20   On this day in history france recognizes Tunisia's independence  

Jul 20   Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies in the year 1956.  

Jul 20   On this day in history uSS Thetis Bay (CVHA 1), first helicopter assault carrier, was commissioned at San Francisco, Formerly CVE 90, Thetis Bay was converted to operate helicopters and to accommodate 1,000 Marine combat troops to be flown ashore in the vertical development tactics of amphibious assault.  

Jul 21   Cin Red pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph in the year 1956.  

Jul 24   On this day in history brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow," premieres in London  

Jul 25   Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Stockholm on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Jordanians attack UN Palestine truce on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1956 ’One hour before midnight on July 25, 1956, the Swedish ocean liner Stockholm collided with the Italian liner Andrea Doria off the coast of Nantucket,later the Andrea Doria sank  

Jul 26   Egypt seizes Suez Canal (soon Britian and France along with Isreal show up) in the year 1956.  

Jul 26   In the year 1956 miguel Bernal Jiminez, composer, dies at 46  

Jul 26   President Nasser of Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal Company in the year 1956.  

Jul 27   In the year 1956 j M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa 1910-28), dies  

Jul 28   Ludwig Klages, German philosopher/graphologist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 29   11th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Cornelius on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history jacques Cousteau's Calypso anchors in 7,500 m of water (record)  

Jul 29   Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   The phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national motto in the year 1956.  

Jul 30   In the year 1956 uS motto "In God We Trust" authorized  

Jul 31   Laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1956 albert Woolson, last veteran US Union army, dies at 109  

Aug 03   On this day in history willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1  

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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   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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