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Historical Events In 1956

Friday, 18 September 2020

Oct 29   In the year 1956 chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up  

Oct 29   In the year 1956 international zone of Tangier returned to Morocco  

Oct 29   On this day in history israeli paratroopers drop into the Sinai to open Straits of Tiran  

Oct 29   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 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   Brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service in the year 1956.  

Oct 31   First American to land an airplane at South Pole-Rear Adm GJ Dufek on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Delhi becomes a territory of the Indian union in the year 1956.  

Nov 01   In the year 1956 indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed  

Nov 01   On this day in history lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67  

Nov 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1956 "Wizard of Oz" first televised (CBS-TV)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Nov 05   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history president Eisenhower (D) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R)  

Nov 07   Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40 in the year 1956.  

Nov 08   UN demands USSR leave Hungary on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 11   Victor Young, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 12   On this day in history largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted  

Nov 12   Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted in the year 1956.  

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   On this day in history birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

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

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born on this day in history.  

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   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 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   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

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   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

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

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 in the year 1956.  

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

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