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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 Rákosi 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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