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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 01 December 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   Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1956.  

Jul 13   On this day in history wCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting  

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

Jul 14   In the year 1956 jaroslav Ridky, composer, dies at 58  

Jul 15   Beverly Hanson/Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Hot Springs Golf Invitational in the year 1956.  

Jul 16   On this day in history detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million  

Jul 16   In the year 1956 karelo-Finnish SSR becomes part of Russian SFSR  

Jul 16   In the year 1956 last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent  

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   France recognizes Tunisia's independence in the year 1956.  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Stockholm in the year 1956.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history j M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa 1910-28), dies  

Jul 28   In the year 1956 ludwig Klages, German philosopher/graphologist, dies at 83  

Jul 29   In the year 1956 11th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Cornelius  

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

Jul 29   In the year 1956 ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83  

Jul 30   On this day in history the phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national motto.  

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   Albert Woolson, last veteran US Union army, dies at 109 in the year 1956.  

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   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born in the year 1956.  

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   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 in the year 1956.  

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

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