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Historical Events In 1956

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Dec 14   Paul-Henri Spaak appointed secretary-general of NATO in the year 1956.  

Dec 15   Emergency crisis in North Ireland proclaimed after IRA strikes on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history "Fanny" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 888 performances  

Dec 17   Eddie Acuff, actor (Guns of Pecos), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history "To Tell the Truth" debuts on CBS-TV  

Dec 18   Japan admitted to UN on this day in history.  

Dec 20   In the year 1956 military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra  

Dec 21   In the year 1956 lewis M Terman, psychologist (Genetic studies of genius), dies at 79  

Dec 22   "New Faces of 1956" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 perfs in the year 1956.  

Dec 24   In the year 1956 "I Love Lucy" Christmas show airs, never put in syndication  

Dec 25   On this day in history robert Walser, writer, dies at 78  

Dec 26   In the year 1956 holmes Herbert, actor (The Kiss), dies at 74  

Dec 27   In the year 1956 45th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (5-0)  

Dec 28   In the year 1956 miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV  

Dec 28   Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic party-chairman, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1956 martin Albertz, German theologist (Jesus Christ's Church), dies at 73  

Dec 30   On this day in history nY Giants beat Chicago Bears 47-7 in NFL championship game  

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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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 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   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 in the year 1956.  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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