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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Jul 09   The birth of Tom Hanks, American actor on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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   WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1956 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   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   On this day in history 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   Erno Gero succeeds Matyas Rákosi as party leader of Hungary in the year 1956.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1956 jordanians attack UN Palestine truce  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   President Nasser of Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal Company on this day in history.  

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

Jul 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uS motto "In God We Trust" authorized  

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   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   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

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   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   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   In the year 1956 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   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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