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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

May 21   US explodes first airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll on this day in history.  

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

May 22   On this day in history "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 in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1956.  

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   Eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Christusverwachting), dies at 65  

May 29   In the year 1956 arnold Schinberg's "Modern Psalm," premieres  

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

May 30   US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests) in the year 1956.  

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   In the year 1956 3rd class travel on British Railways ends  

Jun 04   In the year 1956 max Kowalski, composer, dies at 73  

Jun 04   On this day in history speech by Khrushchev blasting Stalin made public  

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

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

Jun 07   In the year 1956 singapore govt of Marshall resigns  

Jun 08   In the year 1956 lim Yem Hock forms Singapore govt  

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

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

Jun 15   John Lennon (15) & Paul McCartney (13) meet for the first time as Lennon's rock group The Quarrymen perform at a church dinner on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1956.  

Jan 03   Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born in the year 1956.  

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   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   On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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