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Historical Events In 1956

Thursday, 02 July 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   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 in the year 1956.  

Dec 20   On this day in history military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra  

Dec 21   Lewis M Terman, psychologist (Genetic studies of genius), dies at 79 in the year 1956.  

Dec 22   "New Faces of 1956" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 perfs on this day in history.  

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

Dec 25   Robert Walser, writer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Holmes Herbert, actor (The Kiss), dies at 74 in the year 1956.  

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

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 in the year 1956.  

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

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   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   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

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   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 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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