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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 21 May 2022

May 21   On this day in history uS explodes first airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll  

May 22   On this day in history "Bob Hope Show" last airs on NBC-TV  

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

May 23   Presbyterian Church begins accepting women ministers in the year 1956.  

May 23   World Trade Center dedicated in Ferry Building, San Fransisco in the year 1956.  

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   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Haurietis aquas in the year 1956.  

May 26   In the year 1956 aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off Rhode Island, killing 103  

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

May 26   Al Simmons, outfielder (A's)/lifetime batting avg of .334, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1956 french raid in Algiers  

May 27   In the year 1956 uS performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)  

May 28   On this day in history dale Long becomes 1st to hit HRs in 8 straight games  

May 28   On this day in history eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus  

May 29   In the year 1956 albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Christusverwachting), dies at 65  

May 29   Arnold Schinberg's "Modern Psalm," premieres in the year 1956.  

May 30   On this day in history bus boycott begins in Tallahassee FL  

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

Jun 02   Jean Hersholt, actress (Emma, Grand Hotel, Greed), dies at 69 in the year 1956.  

Jun 02   Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow on this day in history.  

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   Speech by Khrushchev blasting Stalin made public on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1956 "Milton Berle Show," last airs on NBC-TV  

Jun 05   In the year 1956 fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const  

Jun 06   On this day in history margaret Wycherly, actress (Claudia), dies at 74  

Jun 07   Julien Benda, Fren philosopher/writer (La trahison des clercs), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Singapore govt of Marshall resigns on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history lim Yem Hock forms Singapore govt  

Jun 10   16th modern Olympiad equestrian events open in Stockholm in the year 1956.  

Jun 11   Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1956 golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister  

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1956 birth of lynda Barry, American cartoonist  

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

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1956.  

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   Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883) died in the year 1956.  

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