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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Oct 02   First atomic power clock exhibited-NYC on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   In the year 1956 great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia  

Oct 05   Joseph Erlanger, US doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), dies in the year 1956.  

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) in the year 1956.  

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

Oct 06   In the year 1956 walter Herlihy, announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42  

Oct 08   In the year 1956 dirk Koster, literary (New noises), dies at 69  

Oct 08   Don Larsen, NY, pitches only perfect World Series game, vs Brooklyn on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi in the year 1956.  

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

Oct 12   Marga Klompe becomes 1st Dutch women elected minister on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1956 wAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins  

Oct 14   Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1956 pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)  

Oct 15   On this day in history william J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court  

Oct 16   In the year 1956 "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres  

Oct 17   England's 1st large scale nuclear power station opens on this day in history.  

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

Oct 20   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open  

Oct 22   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 first video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast  

Oct 23   Revolt against Stalinist policies began in Hungary on this day in history.  

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

Oct 24   In the year 1956 soviet troops invade Hungary  

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   Walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer, dies at 60 in the year 1956.  

Oct 28   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born in the year 1956.  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

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   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1956 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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