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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  

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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   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

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

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   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   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

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