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Historical Events In 1956

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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

Oct 02   George Bancroft, actor (Texas, Stagecoach, Little Men), dies at 74 in the year 1956.  

Oct 04   Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia in the year 1956.  

Oct 05   On this day in history joseph Erlanger, US doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), dies  

Oct 05   On this day in history yogi Berra becomes 4th Yank to hit a World Series grand slam  

Oct 05   Yogi Berra becomes the 4th Yank to hit a World Series Grand Slam (World Series #53) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Dmitri Shostakovitch's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad in the year 1956.  

Oct 06   Walter Herlihy, announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Dirk Koster, literary (New noises), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Don Larsen, NY, pitches only perfect World Series game, vs Brooklyn in the year 1956.  

Oct 10   Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi on this day in history.  

Oct 11   1st Pakistan v Australia Test 95 runs scored on 1st day in the year 1956.  

Oct 12   Marga Klompe becomes 1st Dutch women elected minister in the year 1956.  

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

Oct 14   In the year 1956 charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning," premieres in NYC  

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

Oct 15   William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

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   England's first large scale nuclear power station opens on this day in history.  

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

Oct 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history france intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella  

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

Oct 23   First video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast in the year 1956.  

Oct 23   In the year 1956 revolt against Stalinist policies began in Hungary  

Oct 24   In the year 1956 aP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year  

Oct 24   Soviet troops invade Hungary in the year 1956.  

Oct 25   Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67 in the year 1956.  

Oct 26   On this day in history uN's International Atomic Energy Agency statute approved  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer, dies at 60  

Oct 28   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus in the year 1956.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   On this day in history alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   On this day in history jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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