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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 22 September 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   -5F (15C) in Sicily in the year 1956.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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

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

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   Urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland in the year 1956.  

Feb 16   On this day in history britain abolishes death penalty  

Feb 16   Britain abolishes the death penalty on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open  

Feb 21   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel"  

Feb 23   20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1956 russian party leader Khrushchev attacks memory of Stalin  

Feb 25   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference in the year 1956.  

Feb 26   In the year 1956 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   On this day in history jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

Jan 10   In the year 1956 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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died on this day in history.  

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