Historical Events In 1956
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Apr 04 Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden," premieres in London in the year 1956.
Apr 05 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 10th NBA Championship: Ph Warriors beat Ft Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1
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 Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco in the year 1956.
Apr 08 On this day in history 20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289
Apr 10 Bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1956 french govt decides to sends 200,000 reservists to Algeria
Apr 11 Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater by whites on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1956 the birth of Andy Garcia, American actor
Apr 13 On this day in history kETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
Apr 14 In the year 1956 ampex Corp demonstrates first commercial videotape recorder
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 In the year 1956 bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns
Apr 17 In the year 1956 uSSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves
Apr 17 Willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament in the year 1956.
Apr 18 On this day in history grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony)
Apr 19 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70 in the year 1956.
Apr 19 US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III in the year 1956.
Apr 20 In the year 1956 jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies
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 in the year 1956.
Apr 23 In the year 1956 project Vanguard, earth satellite launching program, assigned to DCNO (Air)
Apr 23 US Supreme court ends race segregation on buses on this day in history.
Apr 24 In the year 1956 aL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game
Apr 24 On this day in history albrecht G Alt, German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72
Apr 25 Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1 in the year 1956.
Apr 26 On this day in history edward Arnold actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66
Apr 26 In the year 1956 edward Arnold, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66
Apr 26 In the year 1956 first container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas
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 Last French troop leave Vietnam on this day in history.