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Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 21 September 2020

Oct 02   In the year 1956 first atomic power clock exhibited-NYC  

Oct 02   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history joseph Erlanger, US doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), dies  

Oct 05   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 dmitri Shostakovitch's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad  

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 in the year 1956.  

Oct 08   On this day in history don Larsen, NY, pitches only perfect World Series game, vs Brooklyn  

Oct 10   On this day in history fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi  

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

Oct 12   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning," premieres in NYC  

Oct 15   Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

Oct 20   58F (15C), Esperanza Station, Antarctica (Antarctic record high) in the year 1956.  

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

Oct 21   In the year 1956 betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open  

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   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   In the year 1956 soviet troops invade Hungary  

Oct 25   Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history vietnam promulgates its constitution  

Oct 26   Walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer, dies at 60 in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

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

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   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1956 siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

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

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