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Historical Events In 1956

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 29   Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up in the year 1956.  

Oct 29   On this day in history international zone of Tangier returned to Morocco  

Oct 29   In the year 1956 israeli paratroopers drop into the Sinai to open Straits of Tiran  

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

Oct 30   In the year 1956 israel captures Egyptian militay post at El-Thamad  

Oct 31   On this day in history 1st American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek  

Oct 31   In the year 1956 britain and France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal  

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

Oct 31   In the year 1956 first American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek  

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   Lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67 in the year 1956.  

Nov 01   Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact in the year 1956.  

Nov 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1956.  

Nov 04   In the year 1956 art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46  

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

Nov 05   In the year 1956 art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles  

Nov 05   On this day in history britain & France land forces in Egypt  

Nov 06   Holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Holland and Spain withdraw from Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary in the year 1956.  

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

Nov 07   Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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

Nov 11   In the year 1956 victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56  

Nov 12   Gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history 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   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   On this day in history siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

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