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Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jan 23   Montreal Canadiens hockey player Jean Beliveau appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 25   96.5 cm (38.0") of rainfall, Kilauea Plantation, HI (state record) in the year 1956.  

Jan 26   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history elvis Presley's first TV appearance (Dorsey Brothers Stage Show)  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1956 h[enry] L[ouis] Mencken, US essayist/critic (Smart Set), dies at 75  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history charley Grapewin, actor (Ellery Queen), dies at 86  

Feb 02   Coasters sign with Atlantic Records in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1956 toni Sailor becomes first Olympics skier to sweep the 3 alpine events  

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   7th Winter Olympics games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1956 autherine Lucy, 1st black admitted to U of Alabama, is expelled  

Feb 07   Autherine Lucy, first black admitted to University of Alabama, is expelled 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 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   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1956.  

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   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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