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Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 28 September 2020

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

Apr 29   On this day in history nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer, dies at 75  

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

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

May 02   US Methodist church disallows race separation in the year 1956.  

May 03   On this day in history a new range of mountains discovered in Antarctica (2 over 13,000')  

May 04   Queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam in the year 1956.  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  

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

May 05   On this day in history 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.  

May 05   In the year 1956 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.  

May 05   In the year 1956 world championships of judo are first held, in Tokyo  

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

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

May 07   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett  

May 10   French Government sends 50,000 reservists to Algeria in the year 1956.  

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

May 11   In the year 1956 walter S Adams, US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson, dies at 79  

May 12   East Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves on this day in history.  

May 12   Hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 87 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history 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.  

May 16   Egypt recognizes People's Republic of China in the year 1956.  

May 16   On this day in history great Britain performs nuclear Test at Monte Bello Is Australia  

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   Maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1956 queen Juliana opens Rembrandt fairs in Amsterdam  

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

May 20   Andre Eugene Maurice Charlot, actor (Summer Storm), dies in the year 1956.  

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

May 20   Jordan government of Samir resigns on this day in history.  

May 21   Jordan government of Said el-Mufti forms in the year 1956.  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  

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

Jan 04   Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

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