Historical Events In 1956
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jul 09 The birth of Tom Hanks, American actor in the year 1956.
Jul 12 In the year 1956 maurice Lippens, Belgian governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80
Jul 13 On this day in history vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer, dies at 54
Jul 13 On this day in history wCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
Jul 14 In the year 1956 boston Red Sox Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0
Jul 14 Jaroslav Ridky, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1956.
Jul 16 Karelo-Finnish SSR becomes part of Russian SFSR on this day in history.
Jul 16 Last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent on this day in history.
Jul 18 Erno Gero succeeds Matyas RÃ¡kosi as party leader of Hungary in the year 1956.
Jul 18 On this day in history willem J A Kerncamp, Dut overseas minister (Islam & Woman), dies at 57
Jul 20 In the year 1956 france recognizes Tunisia's independence
Jul 20 In the year 1956 ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies
Jul 20 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 in the year 1956.
Jul 21 In the year 1956 cin Red pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins
Jul 23 Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph in the year 1956.
Jul 24 Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow," premieres in London in the year 1956.
Jul 25 Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Stockholm on this day in history.
Jul 25 Jordanians attack UN Palestine truce in the year 1956.
Jul 25 ’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 in the year 1956.
Jul 26 In the year 1956 egypt seizes Suez Canal (soon Britian and France along with Isreal show up)
Jul 26 Miguel Bernal Jiminez, composer, dies at 46 in the year 1956.
Jul 26 On this day in history president Nasser of Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal Company
Jul 27 J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa 1910-28), dies on this day in history.
Jul 28 On this day in history ludwig Klages, German philosopher/graphologist, dies at 83
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 in the year 1956.
Jul 30 The phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national motto on this day in history.
Jul 30 US motto "In God We Trust" authorized on this day in history.
Jul 31 In the year 1956 laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match
Aug 02 In the year 1956 albert Woolson, last veteran US Union army, dies at 109
Aug 03 Willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 in the year 1956.