Historical Events In 1956
Saturday, 18 September 2021
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) on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history first motorcycle driven over 200 mph
Aug 05 In the year 1956 kUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS/ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
Aug 06 After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 09 1st state-wide, state-supported educational TV network, Alabama on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1956 1st flight 4-motor Cessna 620
Aug 11 Elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel" in the year 1956.
Aug 11 Jackson Pollock, abstract artist, dies in auto accident (East Hampton) on this day in history.
Aug 12 Canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Brink in the year 1956.
Aug 12 In the year 1956 william Shatner marries Gloria Rand
Aug 13 Harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies in the year 1956.
Aug 13 On this day in history wBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
Aug 14 In the year 1956 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 On this day in history adlai E Stevenson nominated as Democratic presidential candidate
Aug 16 Bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula), dies of heart attack at 73 in the year 1956.
Aug 18 In the year 1956 cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game
Aug 19 Fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open in the year 1956.
Aug 20 In the year 1956 republicans convene at Cow Palace
Aug 21 WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.
Aug 22 On this day in history elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)
Aug 22 Pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF in the year 1956.
Aug 23 On this day in history ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day
Aug 23 On this day in history soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.
Aug 23 In the year 1956 the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins.
Aug 24 In the year 1956 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC
Aug 24 On this day in history the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC
Aug 25 Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies in the year 1956.
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.