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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.  

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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   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   On this day in history henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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