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Historical Events In 1956

Friday, 14 May 2021

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   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   In the year 1956 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  

May 05   On this day in history charles R Gallas, lexicographer (French Dictionary), dies at 88  

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

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

May 07   Battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300 on this day in history.  

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

May 10   French Government sends 50,000 reservists to Algeria on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 12   In the year 1956 hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 87  

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

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

May 15   In the year 1956 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   In the year 1956 egypt recognizes People's Republic of China  

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   In the year 1956 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   Queen Juliana opens Rembrandt fairs in Amsterdam in the year 1956.  

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 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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born in the year 1956.  

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   In the year 1956 alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1956.  

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

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