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Historical Events In 1956

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

Apr 29   In the year 1956 nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer, dies at 75  

Apr 30   In the year 1956 alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78  

May 02   On this day in history uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus  

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   In the year 1956 queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam  

May 04   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  

May 05   Charles R Gallas, lexicographer (French Dictionary), dies at 88 in the year 1956.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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

May 06   In the year 1956 gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header  

May 07   On this day in history battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300  

May 07   In the year 1956 pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett  

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

May 11   On this day in history pinky Lee Show, last airs on NBC-TV  

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

May 12   In the year 1956 east Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves  

May 12   On this day in history hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 87  

May 13   Aleksandr A Fadejev, Russ author (Young Guard), commits suicide at 54 in the year 1956.  

May 14   2 RAR attacks communist terrorists near Sungei Siput, Malaya on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies  

May 18   On this day in history queen Juliana opens Rembrandt fairs in Amsterdam  

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

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   On this day in history jordan government of Said el-Mufti forms  

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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   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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 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   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

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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