Historical Events In 1956
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Feb 08 In the year 1956 connie Mack, baseball manager (Phila A's, 1901-50), dies at 93
Feb 08 In the year 1956 mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die
Feb 09 In the year 1956 -5°F (15°C) in Sicily
Feb 09 In the year 1956 -5ºF (15ºC) in Sicily
Feb 09 In Montreal Gaspe prospector Wilbert Coffin, age 41, hanged at Bordeaux prison for the murder of an American hunter on this day in history.
Feb 09 R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria in the year 1956.
Feb 10 "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV in the year 1956.
Feb 10 In the year 1956 elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA
Feb 11 Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, former members of the British Foreign Office who had disappeared from England in 1951, resurface in Moscow in the year 1956.
Feb 13 In the year 1956 kYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland
Feb 14 In the year 1956 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow
Feb 14 In the year 1956 indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union
Feb 14 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1956 urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland
Feb 16 Britain abolishes death penalty in the year 1956.
Feb 16 On this day in history britain abolishes the death penalty
Feb 17 In the year 1956 ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB
Feb 18 Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95 in the year 1956.
Feb 19 In the year 1956 kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
Feb 21 On this day in history edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78
Feb 22 On this day in history 1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United
Feb 22 Elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel" in the year 1956.
Feb 23 20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow in the year 1956.
Feb 23 Russian party leader Khrushchev attacks memory of Stalin in the year 1956.
Feb 25 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference on this day in history.
Feb 26 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open in the year 1956.
Feb 26 In the year 1956 herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72
Feb 26 Writers Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge in the year 1956.
Feb 27 Elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel" in the year 1956.
Feb 27 In the year 1956 female suffrage in Egypt
Feb 27 Frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54 on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1956 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott MA
Feb 28 A Chatham Ontario restaurant is fined $50 for refusing to serve two black students in the year 1956.
Feb 28 In the year 1956 forrester issued a patent for computer core memory