Historical Events In 1956
Friday, 21 January 2022
Aug 03 Willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 in the year 1956.
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 on this day in history.
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 Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans on this day in history.
Aug 08 Fire & explosion kill 263 miners at Marcinelle, Belgium in the year 1956.
Aug 09 On this day in history 1st state-wide, state-supported educational TV network, Alabama
Aug 11 In the year 1956 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) on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1956 canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Brink
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 In the year 1956 wBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
Aug 14 On this day in history bertold Brecht, German writer (Mother Courage), dies at 58
Aug 15 Constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83 in the year 1956.
Aug 16 In the year 1956 adlai E Stevenson nominated as Democratic presidential candidate
Aug 16 Bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula), dies of heart attack at 73 on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1956 cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game
Aug 19 On this day in history fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
Aug 20 In the year 1956 republicans convene at Cow Palace
Aug 21 On this day in history wTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
Aug 22 On this day in history elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)
Aug 22 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins.
Aug 24 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1956 the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC
Aug 25 Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history to make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto
Aug 26 On this day in history kREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
Aug 27 Curt Robert of Columbus (Intl League) hits 4 HRs in 7 inning game in the year 1956.