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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 04 December 2021

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

Dec 15   On this day in history emergency crisis in North Ireland proclaimed after IRA strikes  

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

Dec 17   In the year 1956 eddie Acuff, actor (Guns of Pecos), dies at 48  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 25   Robert Walser, writer, dies at 78 in the year 1956.  

Dec 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1956.  

Dec 29   Martin Albertz, German theologist (Jesus Christ's Church), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Dec 30   In the year 1956 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   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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