Historical Events In 1956
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Jul 09 On this day in history the birth of Tom Hanks, American actor
Jul 12 On this day in history 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 WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.
Jul 14 On this day in history 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 Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million on this day in history.
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 in the year 1956.
Jul 18 On this day in history erno Gero succeeds Matyas RÃ¡kosi 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 On this day in history france recognizes Tunisia's independence
Jul 20 Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies in the year 1956.
Jul 20 On this day in history 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 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 Jordanians attack UN Palestine truce on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 The phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national motto in the year 1956.
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 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