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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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

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   Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85 in the year 1956.  

Mar 19   Biggest NBA margin of victory in the year 1956.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history biggest NBA margin of victory: Minnesota Lakers-133, St Louis Hawks-75  

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

Mar 20   Mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (USSR) explodes in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1956 28th Academy Awards  

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

Mar 22   In the year 1956 george A L Sarton, Belgian/US historian, dies at 71  

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

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

Mar 27   In the year 1956 french commandos land in Algeria  

Mar 27   US seizes US communist newspaper "Daily Worker" on this day in history.  

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

Mar 30   USSR performs nuclear test in the year 1956.  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff & Juliet," premieres in Manchester  

Apr 02   Soap operas "As the World Turns" &"Edge of Night" premieres on TV in the year 1956.  

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

Apr 03   Bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated on this day in history.  

Apr 03   German war criminals Hinrichsen/Rhl/Siebens/Viebahn are freed on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

Jan 03   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

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 in the year 1956.  

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   On this day in history alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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