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Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 04 July 2022

Jan 23   In the year 1956 montreal Canadiens hockey player Jean Beliveau appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine  

Jan 24   96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record) in the year 1956.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 96.5 cm (38.0") of rainfall, Kilauea Plantation, HI (state record)  

Jan 26   7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history buddy Holly's first formal recording session  

Jan 26   In the year 1956 porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR  

Jan 27   On this day in history erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies  

Jan 27   In the year 1956 nFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium  

Jan 28   Elvis Presley's first TV appearance (Dorsey Brothers Stage Show) on this day in history.  

Jan 29   F Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich in the year 1956.  

Jan 29   H[enry] L[ouis] Mencken, US essayist/critic (Smart Set), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes" in the year 1956.  

Jan 30   Gerrit Mannoury, mathematician/philosopher, dies at 88 in the year 1956.  

Jan 30   In the year 1956 martin Luther King Jr's home bombed  

Jan 31   French government of Mollet forms in the year 1956.  

Jan 31   French govt of Mollet forms on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Juscelino Kubitschek becomes President of Brazil on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking in the year 1956.  

Feb 02   Charley Grapewin, actor (Ellery Queen), dies at 86 in the year 1956.  

Feb 02   Coasters sign with Atlantic Records on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Autherine J Lucy admitted to U of Alabama, suspended 2/7 after a riot in the year 1956.  

Feb 03   Toni Sailor becomes first Olympics skier to sweep the 3 alpine events in the year 1956.  

Feb 04   In the year 1956 aL plans to test automatic intentional walk during spring training  

Feb 04   On this day in history leendert A Donker, Dutch soc dem party-minister of Justice, dies at 56  

Feb 05   7th Winter Olympic games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1956 7th Winter Olympics games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy  

Feb 05   In the year 1956 louise Suggs win LPGA Havana Golf Open  

Feb 05   On this day in history new York Mayor Robert Wagner &Brooklyn Boro President Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30 million  

Feb 05   Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Chicago's Daily Defender, begins publishing on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history french premier Guy Mollet pelted with tomatoes in Algiers  

Feb 06   On this day in history university of Alabama refuses admission to Autherine Lucy (because he's black)  

Feb 07   On this day in history autherine Lucy, 1st black admitted to U of Alabama, is expelled  

Feb 07   Autherine Lucy, first black admitted to University of Alabama, is expelled on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1956.  

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