Historical Events In 1956
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Aug 03 Willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 on this day in history.
Aug 04 1st motorcycle rode over 200 mph (Wilhelm Herz-210 mph/338 kph) in the year 1956.
Aug 04 First motorcycle driven over 200 mph in the year 1956.
Aug 05 KUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS/ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Aug 06 After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena in the year 1956.
Aug 07 On this day in history boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans
Aug 08 Fire & explosion kill 263 miners at Marcinelle, Belgium in the year 1956.
Aug 09 In the year 1956 1st state-wide, state-supported educational TV network, Alabama
Aug 11 On this day in history 1st flight 4-motor Cessna 620
Aug 11 In the year 1956 elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel"
Aug 11 Jackson Pollock, abstract artist, dies in auto accident (East Hampton) in the year 1956.
Aug 12 Canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Brink in the year 1956.
Aug 12 On this day in history william Shatner marries Gloria Rand
Aug 13 In the year 1956 harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies
Aug 13 WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.
Aug 14 On this day in history bertold Brecht, German writer (Mother Courage), dies at 58
Aug 15 In the year 1956 constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83
Aug 16 Adlai E Stevenson nominated as Democratic presidential candidate on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula), dies of heart attack at 73
Aug 18 In the year 1956 cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game
Aug 19 In the year 1956 fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
Aug 20 In the year 1956 republicans convene at Cow Palace
Aug 21 WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Aug 22 Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender) on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1956 pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF
Aug 23 In the year 1956 ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day
Aug 23 In the year 1956 soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.
Aug 23 The first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins in the year 1956.
Aug 24 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC in the year 1956.
Aug 24 The first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC in the year 1956.
Aug 25 In the year 1956 alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies
Aug 25 To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto in the year 1956.
Aug 26 KREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.
Aug 27 Curt Robert of Columbus (Intl League) hits 4 HRs in 7 inning game on this day in history.