Historical Events In 1956
Thursday, 09 December 2021
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 In the year 1956 -5°F (15°C) in Sicily
Feb 09 In the year 1956 -5ºF (15ºC) in Sicily
Feb 09 In the year 1956 in Montreal Gaspe prospector Wilbert Coffin, age 41, hanged at Bordeaux prison for the murder of an American hunter
Feb 09 R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria in the year 1956.
Feb 10 In the year 1956 "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
Feb 10 Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA in the year 1956.
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 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 On this day in history britain abolishes death penalty
Feb 16 Britain abolishes the death penalty on this day in history.
Feb 17 Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB on this day in history.
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 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1956.
Feb 22 1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1956 elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel"
Feb 23 On this day in history 20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow
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 In the year 1956 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
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 Female suffrage in Egypt in the year 1956.
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 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 in the year 1956.