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Historical Events In 1956

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Dec 14   In the year 1956 paul-Henri Spaak appointed secretary-general of NATO  

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

Dec 16   In the year 1956 "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   Military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra in the year 1956.  

Dec 21   On this day in history lewis M Terman, psychologist (Genetic studies of genius), dies at 79  

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

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

Dec 25   In the year 1956 robert Walser, writer, dies at 78  

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

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

Dec 28   Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV in the year 1956.  

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

Dec 29   Martin Albertz, German theologist (Jesus Christ's Church), dies at 73 in the year 1956.  

Dec 30   NY Giants beat Chicago Bears 47-7 in NFL championship game in the year 1956.  

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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   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born in the year 1956.  

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   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

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   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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