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Historical Events In 1956

Friday, 18 September 2020

Mar 17   On this day in history 8th Emmy Awards Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show and Lucy Ball  

Mar 17   8th Emmy Awards: Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show and Lucy Ball in the year 1956.  

Mar 17   On this day in history fred Allen, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show), dies at 61  

Mar 18   In the year 1956 friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85  

Mar 19   On this day in history biggest NBA margin of victory  

Mar 19   Biggest NBA margin of victory Minnesota Lakers-133, St Louis Hawks-75 in the year 1956.  

Mar 19   In the year 1956 biggest NBA margin of victory: Minnesota Lakers-133, St Louis Hawks-75  

Mar 20   156-day strike against Westinghouse ends in the year 1956.  

Mar 20   In the year 1956 mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (USSR) explodes  

Mar 20   Tunisia gains independence from France on this day in history.  

Mar 20   On this day in history union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp  

Mar 20   USSR performs nuclear test in the year 1956.  

Mar 21   28th Academy Awards in the year 1956.  

Mar 22   On this day in history "Mr Wonderful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances  

Mar 22   George A L Sarton, Belgian/US historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (National Day) in the year 1956.  

Mar 23   In the year 1956 sudan becomes independent  

Mar 25   In the year 1956 george Luther Foote, composer, dies at 70  

Mar 26   Medic Alert Foundation forms in the year 1956.  

Mar 26   In the year 1956 red Buttons debuts on TV in Studio One  

Mar 26   Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1956.  

Mar 27   Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   French commandos land in Algeria in the year 1956.  

Mar 27   US seizes US communist newspaper "Daily Worker" in the year 1956.  

Mar 28   Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, vocalist, dies of a heart attack on this day in history.  

Mar 30   USSR performs nuclear test on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgium ambassador to Tokyo, dies at 82 in the year 1956.  

Apr 02   Peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff & Juliet," premieres in Manchester on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Soap operas "As the World Turns" &"Edge of Night" premieres on TV on this day in history.  

Apr 03   "Silk Stockings" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 461 performances in the year 1956.  

Apr 03   Bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated in the year 1956.  

Apr 03   In the year 1956 german war criminals Hinrichsen/Rhl/Siebens/Viebahn are freed  

Apr 03   On this day in history t Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed  

Apr 04   On this day in history enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden", premieres in London  

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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 in the year 1956.  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   On this day in history siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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