Historical Events In 1956
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 23 Montreal Canadiens hockey player Jean Beliveau appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine in the year 1956.
Jan 24 In the year 1956 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 7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy on this day in history.
Jan 26 Buddy Holly's first formal recording session in the year 1956.
Jan 26 Porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies
Jan 27 NFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium in the year 1956.
Jan 28 Elvis Presley's first TV appearance (Dorsey Brothers Stage Show) in the year 1956.
Jan 29 In the year 1956 f Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich
Jan 29 H[enry] L[ouis] Mencken, US essayist/critic (Smart Set), dies at 75 in the year 1956.
Jan 30 Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes" on this day in history.
Jan 30 Gerrit Mannoury, mathematician/philosopher, dies at 88 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history french govt of Mollet forms
Jan 31 In the year 1956 juscelino Kubitschek becomes President of Brazil
Feb 01 On this day in history hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking
Feb 02 In the year 1956 charley Grapewin, actor (Ellery Queen), dies at 86
Feb 02 Coasters sign with Atlantic Records in the year 1956.
Feb 03 Autherine J Lucy admitted to U of Alabama, suspended 2/7 after a riot on this day in history.
Feb 03 Toni Sailor becomes first Olympics skier to sweep the 3 alpine events on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1956 aL plans to test automatic intentional walk during spring training
Feb 04 In the year 1956 leendert A Donker, Dutch soc dem party-minister of Justice, dies at 56
Feb 05 On this day in history 7th Winter Olympic games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Feb 05 On this day in history 7th Winter Olympics games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Feb 05 Louise Suggs win LPGA Havana Golf Open on this day in history.
Feb 05 New York Mayor Robert Wagner &Brooklyn Boro President Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30 million on this day in history.
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 in the year 1956.
Feb 06 In the year 1956 french premier Guy Mollet pelted with tomatoes in Algiers
Feb 06 University of Alabama refuses admission to Autherine Lucy (because he's black) on this day in history.
Feb 07 Autherine Lucy, 1st black admitted to U of Alabama, is expelled in the year 1956.
Feb 07 On this day in history autherine Lucy, first black admitted to University of Alabama, is expelled