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Historical Events In 1956

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Apr 29   In the year 1956 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open  

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

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

May 02   US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus in the year 1956.  

May 02   In the year 1956 uS Methodist church disallows race separation  

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

May 04   Queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1956.  

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

May 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history walter S Adams, US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson, dies at 79  

May 12   East Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history egypt recognizes People's Republic of China  

May 16   In the year 1956 great Britain performs nuclear Test at Monte Bello Is Australia  

May 18   Hungarian party leader Matyas Rákosi enforces his own policy on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history hungarian party leader Matyas R├íkosi enforces his own policy  

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

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

May 19   82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4 on this day in history.  

May 20   Andre Eugene Maurice Charlot, actor (Summer Storm), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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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   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   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

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

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

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 in the year 1956.  

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

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