| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 03 October 2022

Feb 08   Connie Mack, baseball manager (Phila A's, 1901-50), dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die  

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

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

Feb 09   In Montreal Gaspe prospector Wilbert Coffin, age 41, hanged at Bordeaux prison for the murder of an American hunter in the year 1956.  

Feb 09   R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV  

Feb 10   Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, former members of the British Foreign Office who had disappeared from England in 1951, resurface in Moscow  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference in the year 1956.  

Feb 15   Urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland in the year 1956.  

Feb 16   Britain abolishes death penalty in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 17   Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1956 gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95  

Feb 19   On this day in history kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open  

Feb 21   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel"  

Feb 23   20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow in the year 1956.  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference  

Feb 26   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open in the year 1956.  

Feb 26   Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

Feb 28   13 die in a train crash in Swampscott MA on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1956 forrester issued a patent for computer core memory  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | Next Page »

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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

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 in the year 1956.  

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   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 12   In the year 1956 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   In the year 1956 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)  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does life exist beyond Earth?
Yes
No
Don't Know