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Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 28 September 2020

Feb 29   Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65 in the year 1956.  

Feb 29   On this day in history islamic Republic established in Pakistan  

Feb 29   Islamic Republic forms in Pakistan on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Pakistan becomes an Islamic republic in the year 1956.  

Feb 29   In the year 1956 president Eisenhower announces he would seek a 2nd term  

Feb 29   Randy Jackson, rocker (Zebra-I Don't Know, I Don't Care) on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Morocco tears up the Treaty of Féz, declares independence from France in the year 1956.  

Mar 03   Indonesian government of Harahap resigns in the year 1956.  

Mar 03   Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium to entice Giants to stay in New York on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne)  

Mar 03   Willem H Keesom, Dutch physicist (Helium I/II), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Mar 05   "King Kong", first televised in the year 1956.  

Mar 05   "King Kong," 1st televised on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Erich Itor Kahn, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1956.  

Mar 07   In the year 1956 battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300  

Mar 07   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett  

Mar 09   Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested & exiled to Seychelles in the year 1956.  

Mar 09   In the year 1956 weather forecasting phone line set up in London England  

Mar 10   General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph)  

Mar 11   In the year 1956 louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship  

Mar 11   In the year 1956 sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, Russian opera composer, dies at 83  

Mar 12   Dow Jones closes above 500 for 1st time (500.24) in the year 1956.  

Mar 12   In the year 1956 dow Jones closes above 500 for first time (500.24)  

Mar 13   New Zealand bowl out West Indies for 77 at Eden Park to score their first Test Cricket win in the year 1956.  

Mar 13   On this day in history nZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win  

Mar 14   Satchel Paige signs with the Birmingham Black Barons (Negro League) in the year 1956.  

Mar 15   "My Fair Lady" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 2,715 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 15   "My Fair Lady" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 2,715 perfs on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Whipper Billy Watson beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA champion in the year 1956.  

Mar 16   In the year 1956 in Lebanon, two 6.0 eathquakes approximately 9 minutes apart. 136 killed, 6,000 houses destroyed and 17,000 damaged in 400 villages in the Chouf region.  

Mar 16   Joseph John Richards, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1956 uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright  

Mar 16   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Hayes A Jenkins  

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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   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 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   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   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

Jan 08   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

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

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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