Historical Events In 1956
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Apr 04 On this day in history enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden," premieres in London
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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 07 In the year 1956 spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco
Apr 08 20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289 in the year 1956.
Apr 10 On this day in history bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66
Apr 11 French govt decides to sends 200,000 reservists to Algeria on this day in history.
Apr 11 Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater by whites in the year 1956.
Apr 12 In the year 1956 the birth of Andy Garcia, American actor
Apr 13 KETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.
Apr 14 On this day in history ampex Corp demonstrates first commercial videotape recorder
Apr 15 Emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Apr 16 1st solar powered radios go on sale in the year 1956.
Apr 17 On this day in history bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns
Apr 17 USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves in the year 1956.
Apr 17 On this day in history willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament
Apr 18 Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony) on this day in history.
Apr 19 On this day in history ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
Apr 19 On this day in history uS actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III
Apr 20 Jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies in the year 1956.
Apr 21 In the year 1956 elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel," becomes #1
Apr 22 On this day in history patty Berg wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
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 AL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game in the year 1956.
Apr 24 Albrecht G Alt, German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1
Apr 26 In the year 1956 edward Arnold actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66
Apr 26 Edward Arnold, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 26 First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas in the year 1956.
Apr 27 Burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election in the year 1956.
Apr 27 Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 1956 last French troop leave Vietnam