Historical Events In 1956
Monday, 04 July 2022
Apr 04 Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden," premieres in London in the year 1956.
Apr 05 In the year 1956 in Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister.
Apr 07 10th NBA Championship: Ph Warriors beat Ft Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1 in the year 1956.
Apr 07 On this day in history arthur Hailey had a script accepted and presented just 20 days after it was submitted to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The drama, " Flight into Danger" had an unprecedented audience response. A number of years later, Arthur Hailey also wrote the best-selling novel, " Airport " which was then adapted for the popular movie by the same title.
Apr 07 On this day in history spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco
Apr 08 In the year 1956 20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289
Apr 10 In the year 1956 bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66
Apr 11 On this day in history french govt decides to sends 200,000 reservists to Algeria
Apr 11 On this day in history singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater by whites
Apr 12 The birth of Andy Garcia, American actor in the year 1956.
Apr 13 On this day in history kETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
Apr 14 Ampex Corp demonstrates first commercial videotape recorder on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1956 emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88
Apr 16 1st solar powered radios go on sale on this day in history.
Apr 17 Bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns in the year 1956.
Apr 17 USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves in the year 1956.
Apr 17 Willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament on this day in history.
Apr 18 Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony) in the year 1956.
Apr 19 On this day in history ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
Apr 19 In the year 1956 uS actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III
Apr 20 Jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies on this day in history.
Apr 21 Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel," becomes #1 in the year 1956.
Apr 22 Patty Berg wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history project Vanguard, earth satellite launching program, assigned to DCNO (Air)
Apr 23 On this day in history uS Supreme court ends race segregation on buses
Apr 24 In the year 1956 aL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game
Apr 24 Albrecht G Alt, German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72 in the year 1956.
Apr 25 On this day in history elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1
Apr 26 Edward Arnold actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66 in the year 1956.
Apr 26 Edward Arnold, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66 in the year 1956.
Apr 26 First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1956 burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election
Apr 27 On this day in history heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing
Apr 28 Last French troop leave Vietnam on this day in history.