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Historical Events In 1956

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Oct 29   Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up on this day in history.  

Oct 29   International zone of Tangier returned to Morocco in the year 1956.  

Oct 29   Israeli paratroopers drop into the Sinai to open Straits of Tiran on this day in history.  

Oct 29   The Huntley-Brinkley Report nightly newscast premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history israel captures Egyptian militay post at El-Thamad  

Oct 31   1st American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek in the year 1956.  

Oct 31   Britain and France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal in the year 1956.  

Oct 31   In the year 1956 brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service  

Oct 31   First American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek in the year 1956.  

Nov 01   On this day in history delhi becomes a territory of the Indian union  

Nov 01   Indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed in the year 1956.  

Nov 01   In the year 1956 lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67  

Nov 01   In the year 1956 nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact  

Nov 02   In the year 1956 hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion  

Nov 02   Israel captures Gaza and Sheham in the year 1956.  

Nov 02   Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1956.  

Nov 03   "Wizard of Oz" first televised (CBS-TV) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46 in the year 1956.  

Nov 04   Israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt in the year 1956.  

Nov 05   Art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles in the year 1956.  

Nov 05   Britain & France land forces in Egypt in the year 1956.  

Nov 06   In the year 1956 holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary  

Nov 06   On this day in history holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary  

Nov 06   President Eisenhower (D) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R) in the year 1956.  

Nov 07   In the year 1956 una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40  

Nov 08   In the year 1956 uN demands USSR leave Hungary  

Nov 09   Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1956 gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner," premieres in NYC  

Nov 11   Victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56 in the year 1956.  

Nov 12   On this day in history gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49  

Nov 12   In the year 1956 largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted  

Nov 12   On this day in history largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted  

Nov 12   Morocco, Sudan, and Tunista join the United Nations 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   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   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1956 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   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   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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