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Historical Events In 1956

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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

Oct 02   In the year 1956 george Bancroft, actor (Texas, Stagecoach, Little Men), dies at 74  

Oct 04   On this day in history great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia  

Oct 05   In the year 1956 joseph Erlanger, US doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), dies  

Oct 05   Yogi Berra becomes 4th Yank to hit a World Series grand slam in the year 1956.  

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

Oct 06   In the year 1956 dmitri Shostakovitch's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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

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

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

Oct 15   William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court in the year 1956.  

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

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   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   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   1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast in the year 1956.  

Oct 23   First video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Revolt against Stalinist policies began in Hungary in the year 1956.  

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   On this day in history risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67  

Oct 26   In the year 1956 uN's International Atomic Energy Agency statute approved  

Oct 26   On this day in history vietnam promulgates its constitution  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

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

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