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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jan 23   On this day in history montreal Canadiens hockey player Jean Beliveau appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine  

Jan 24   On this day in history 96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record)  

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

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

Jan 26   In the year 1956 buddy Holly's first formal recording session  

Jan 26   Porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR in the year 1956.  

Jan 27   Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 27   NFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1956 elvis Presley's first TV appearance (Dorsey Brothers Stage Show)  

Jan 29   F Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich on this day in history.  

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   Martin Luther King Jr's home bombed on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 31   Juscelino Kubitschek becomes President of Brazil in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history toni Sailor becomes first Olympics skier to sweep the 3 alpine events  

Feb 04   On this day in history aL plans to test automatic intentional walk during spring training  

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

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

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

Feb 05   On this day in history louise Suggs win LPGA Havana Golf Open  

Feb 05   New York Mayor Robert Wagner &Brooklyn Boro President Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30 million in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1956 chicago's Daily Defender, begins publishing  

Feb 06   In the year 1956 french premier Guy Mollet pelted with tomatoes in Algiers  

Feb 06   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history autherine Lucy, first black admitted to University of Alabama, is expelled  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1956 birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

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   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born in the year 1956.  

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   In the year 1956 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   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   In the year 1956 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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