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 -5°F (15°C) in Sicily in the year 1956.
Feb 09 On this day in history -5ºF (15ºC) 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.