Historical Events In 1956
Thursday, 26 May 2022
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 on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1956 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 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 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 Last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 1956 erno Gero succeeds Matyas RÃ¡kosi as party leader of Hungary
Jul 18 Willem J A Kerncamp, Dut overseas minister (Islam & Woman), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1956 france recognizes Tunisia's independence
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 Cin Red pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins in the year 1956.
Jul 23 In the year 1956 bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph
Jul 24 Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow," premieres in London in the year 1956.
Jul 25 On this day in history italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Stockholm
Jul 25 On this day in history jordanians attack UN Palestine truce
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 On this day in history 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 President Nasser of Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal Company on this day in history.
Jul 27 J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa 1910-28), dies in the year 1956.
Jul 28 In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.
Jul 30 On this day in history the phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national motto.
Jul 30 US motto "In God We Trust" authorized in the year 1956.
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 In the year 1956 willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1