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Historical Events In 1956

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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   In the year 1956 the Huntley-Brinkley Report nightly newscast premieres on NBC TV.  

Oct 30   Israel captures Egyptian militay post at El-Thamad in the year 1956.  

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

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

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Israel captures Gaza and Sheham on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 04   On this day in history israel captures Straits of Tiran from Egypt  

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

Nov 05   Britain & France land forces in Egypt on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 08   On this day in history uN demands USSR leave Hungary  

Nov 09   In the year 1956 lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ  

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

Nov 11   On this day in history 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   Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted on this day in history.  

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

Nov 12   In the year 1956 morocco, Sudan, and Tunista join the United Nations.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1956.  

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   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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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