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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Oct 02   First atomic power clock exhibited-NYC in the year 1956.  

Oct 02   On this day in history george Bancroft, actor (Texas, Stagecoach, Little Men), dies at 74  

Oct 04   Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Joseph Erlanger, US doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Yogi Berra becomes 4th Yank to hit a World Series grand slam on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Yogi Berra becomes the 4th Yank to hit a World Series Grand Slam (World Series #53) in the year 1956.  

Oct 06   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad  

Oct 06   On this day in history walter Herlihy, announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42  

Oct 08   On this day in history dirk Koster, literary (New noises), dies at 69  

Oct 08   In the year 1956 don Larsen, NY, pitches only perfect World Series game, vs Brooklyn  

Oct 10   In the year 1956 fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi  

Oct 11   On this day in history 1st Pakistan v Australia Test 95 runs scored on 1st day  

Oct 12   On this day in history marga Klompe becomes 1st Dutch women elected minister  

Oct 13   WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning," premieres in NYC in the year 1956.  

Oct 15   Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) in the year 1956.  

Oct 15   In the year 1956 william J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court  

Oct 16   On this day in history "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres  

Oct 17   England's 1st large scale nuclear power station opens in the year 1956.  

Oct 17   In the year 1956 england's first large scale nuclear power station opens  

Oct 20   On this day in history 58F (15C), Esperanza Station, Antarctica (Antarctic record high)  

Oct 20   In the year 1956 hannes Lindemann begins journey across Atlantic in a 17 foot craft  

Oct 21   Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open in the year 1956.  

Oct 22   France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1956 1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast  

Oct 23   On this day in history first video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast  

Oct 23   On this day in history revolt against Stalinist policies began in Hungary  

Oct 24   On this day in history aP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year  

Oct 24   Soviet troops invade Hungary in the year 1956.  

Oct 25   In the year 1956 risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67  

Oct 26   UN's International Atomic Energy Agency statute approved on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Vietnam promulgates its constitution on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1956 walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer, dies at 60  

Oct 28   In the year 1956 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1956.  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 in the year 1956.  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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