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Historical Events In 1956

Monday, 21 September 2020

May 21   In the year 1956 uS explodes first airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll  

May 22   "Bob Hope Show" last airs on NBC-TV in the year 1956.  

May 22   In the year 1956 "Bob Hope Show," last airs on NBC-TV  

May 23   Presbyterian Church begins accepting women ministers on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history world Trade Center dedicated in Ferry Building, San Fransisco  

May 24   2,500th anniversary of the death of Buddha celebrated in India on this day in history.  

May 24   Guy Kibbee, actor (Capt Blood, Babes in Arms), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Haurietis aquas  

May 26   On this day in history aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off Rhode Island, killing 103  

May 26   Aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off RI, killing 103 in the year 1956.  

May 26   Al Simmons, outfielder (A's)/lifetime batting avg of .334, dies at 54 in the year 1956.  

May 27   In the year 1956 french raid in Algiers  

May 27   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)  

May 28   Dale Long becomes 1st to hit HRs in 8 straight games in the year 1956.  

May 28   In the year 1956 eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus  

May 29   Albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Christusverwachting), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history arnold Schinberg's "Modern Psalm," premieres  

May 30   In the year 1956 bus boycott begins in Tallahassee FL  

May 30   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)  

Jun 02   In the year 1956 jean Hersholt, actress (Emma, Grand Hotel, Greed), dies at 69  

Jun 02   Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow in the year 1956.  

Jun 03   On this day in history 3rd class travel on British Railways ends  

Jun 04   Max Kowalski, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1956.  

Jun 04   In the year 1956 speech by Khrushchev blasting Stalin made public  

Jun 05   On this day in history "Milton Berle Show," last airs on NBC-TV  

Jun 05   Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const in the year 1956.  

Jun 06   Margaret Wycherly, actress (Claudia), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1956 julien Benda, Fren philosopher/writer (La trahison des clercs), dies  

Jun 07   Singapore govt of Marshall resigns in the year 1956.  

Jun 08   Lim Yem Hock forms Singapore govt on this day in history.  

Jun 10   16th modern Olympiad equestrian events open in Stockholm on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61  

Jun 15   In the year 1956 john Lennon (15) & Paul McCartney (13) meet for the first time as Lennon's rock group The Quarrymen perform at a church dinner  

Jun 17   Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister 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   In the year 1956 birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

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   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   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   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   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   In the year 1956 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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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