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Historical Events In 1956

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 29   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open in the year 1956.  

Apr 29   Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

May 02   US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history uS Methodist church disallows race separation  

May 03   A new range of mountains discovered in Antarctica (2 over 13,000') in the year 1956.  

May 04   On this day in history queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam  

May 04   In the year 1956 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  

May 05   Charles R Gallas, lexicographer (French Dictionary), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

May 05   The first runner to break the four-minute mile within the United States was Jim Bailey and he was clocked at a speedy 3 58.6 in Los Angeles, CA on this day in history.  

May 05   The first runner to break the four-minute mile within the United States was Jim Bailey and he was clocked at a speedy 3:58.6 in Los Angeles, CA on this day in history.  

May 05   World championships of judo are first held, in Tokyo on this day in history.  

May 06   Gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header on this day in history.  

May 07   In the year 1956 battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300  

May 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett in the year 1956.  

May 10   On this day in history french Government sends 50,000 reservists to Algeria  

May 11   Pinky Lee Show, last airs on NBC-TV on this day in history.  

May 11   Walter S Adams, US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson, dies at 79 in the year 1956.  

May 12   On this day in history east Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves  

May 12   Hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history aleksandr A Fadejev, Russ author (Young Guard), commits suicide at 54  

May 14   2 RAR attacks communist terrorists near Sungei Siput, Malaya in the year 1956.  

May 15   In Orleans Ontario, a Royal Canadian Air Force plane crashes into the Grey Nuns' Home for the Aged in Orleans, killing 15 people, including 11 nuns in the year 1956.  

May 16   Egypt recognizes People's Republic of China on this day in history.  

May 16   Great Britain performs nuclear Test at Monte Bello Is Australia in the year 1956.  

May 18   Hungarian party leader Matyas Rákosi enforces his own policy in the year 1956.  

May 18   Hungarian party leader Matyas R├íkosi enforces his own policy in the year 1956.  

May 18   In the year 1956 maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies  

May 18   Queen Juliana opens Rembrandt fairs in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1956 82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4  

May 20   On this day in history andre Eugene Maurice Charlot, actor (Summer Storm), dies  

May 20   On this day in history atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane-Bikini Atoll  

May 20   Jordan government of Samir resigns in the year 1956.  

May 21   Jordan government of Said el-Mufti forms on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 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   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1956 siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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