Historical Events In 1956
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Apr 04 On this day in history enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden," premieres in London
Apr 05 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 in the year 1956.
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 in the year 1956.
Apr 07 Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco in the year 1956.
Apr 08 In the year 1956 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 in the year 1956.
Apr 12 The birth of Andy Garcia, American actor in the year 1956.
Apr 13 In the year 1956 kETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
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 In the year 1956 1st solar powered radios go on sale
Apr 17 Bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns on this day in history.
Apr 17 USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves in the year 1956.
Apr 17 In the year 1956 willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament
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 on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1956 uS actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III
Apr 20 On this day in history jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies
Apr 21 Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel," becomes #1 on this day in history.
Apr 22 Patty Berg wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open in the year 1956.
Apr 23 Project Vanguard, earth satellite launching program, assigned to DCNO (Air) in the year 1956.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 24 On this day in history albrecht G Alt, German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72
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 in the year 1956.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 27 Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing in the year 1956.
Apr 28 Last French troop leave Vietnam on this day in history.