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Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

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

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   Biggest NBA margin of victory in the year 1956.  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history tunisia gains independence from France  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history george A L Sarton, Belgian/US historian, dies at 71  

Mar 23   On this day in history pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (National Day)  

Mar 23   Sudan becomes independent in the year 1956.  

Mar 25   On this day in history george Luther Foote, composer, dies at 70  

Mar 26   In the year 1956 medic Alert Foundation forms  

Mar 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frans Beelaerts van Blokland, minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84  

Mar 27   French commandos land in Algeria on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1956 uS seizes US communist newspaper "Daily Worker"  

Mar 28   On this day in history arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, vocalist, dies of a heart attack  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgium ambassador to Tokyo, dies at 82  

Apr 02   In the year 1956 peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff & Juliet," premieres in Manchester  

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

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

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

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

Apr 03   T Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden", premieres in London in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born in the year 1956.  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

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

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 in the year 1956.  

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

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