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Historical Events In 1956

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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

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

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

Mar 18   Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1956 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   Biggest NBA margin of victory: Minnesota Lakers-133, St Louis Hawks-75 on this day in history.  

Mar 20   156-day strike against Westinghouse ends on this day in history.  

Mar 20   On this day in history mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (USSR) explodes  

Mar 20   Tunisia gains independence from France in the year 1956.  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test  

Mar 21   28th Academy Awards in the year 1956.  

Mar 22   In the year 1956 "Mr Wonderful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances  

Mar 22   George A L Sarton, Belgian/US historian, dies at 71 in the year 1956.  

Mar 23   In the year 1956 pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (National Day)  

Mar 23   Sudan becomes independent in the year 1956.  

Mar 25   George Luther Foote, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1956 medic Alert Foundation forms  

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

Mar 26   Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history uS seizes US communist newspaper "Daily Worker"  

Mar 28   In the year 1956 arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, vocalist, dies of a heart attack  

Mar 30   In the year 1956 uSSR performs nuclear test  

Apr 02   In the year 1956 albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgium ambassador to Tokyo, dies at 82  

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

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

Apr 03   "Silk Stockings" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 461 performances on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1956 bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated  

Apr 03   On this day in history german war criminals Hinrichsen/Rhl/Siebens/Viebahn are freed  

Apr 03   In the year 1956 t Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed  

Apr 04   In the year 1956 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   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born on this day in history.  

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   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1956 siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

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

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