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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   -5F (15C) in Sicily in the year 1956.  

Feb 09   On this day in history -5F (15C) in Sicily  

Feb 09   On this day in history in Montreal Gaspe prospector Wilbert Coffin, age 41, hanged at Bordeaux prison for the murder of an American hunter  

Feb 09   In the year 1956 r Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland in the year 1956.  

Feb 14   20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow in the year 1956.  

Feb 14   Indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union in the year 1956.  

Feb 14   In the year 1956 khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference  

Feb 15   On this day in history urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland  

Feb 16   Britain abolishes death penalty in the year 1956.  

Feb 16   Britain abolishes the death penalty in the year 1956.  

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   Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open in the year 1956.  

Feb 21   In the year 1956 edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78  

Feb 22   1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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" on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history female suffrage in Egypt  

Feb 27   On this day in history frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54  

Feb 28   13 die in a train crash in Swampscott MA in the year 1956.  

Feb 28   A Chatham Ontario restaurant is fined $50 for refusing to serve two black students on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory in the year 1956.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 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   On this day in history 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   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

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   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   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1956.  

Jan 14   On this day in history siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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