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Historical Events In 1956

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Jun 18   Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt (British and French forces attempted to seize the Canal) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1956 last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as Brits leave Suez Canal  

Jun 19   In the year 1956 lulu [Luise] Strauss und Torney, German poet/writer, dies at 82  

Jun 20   Venezuelan Super Constellation crashes in NJ, 74 killed in the year 1956.  

Jun 21   Anti-protons detected in the atmosphere in the year 1956.  

Jun 21   In the year 1956 east Germany announces the release of 19,000 political prisoners  

Jun 23   "Jimmy Durante Show," last airs on NBC-TV in the year 1956.  

Jun 23   Colonel Nasser elected as President in Egypt in the year 1956.  

Jun 23   Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt in the year 1956.  

Jun 23   In the year 1956 reyngol'd Moritsevich Glier, composer, dies at 81  

Jun 25   On this day in history 51 die in collision of "Andrea Doria" & "Stockholm" (Cape Cod)  

Jun 25   Alfred C Kinsey, US zoologist/sexologist, dies at 62 in the year 1956.  

Jun 26   Australians ambushed near Sungei Siput, Malaysia on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Clifford Brown, US jazz trumpeter (Joyspring, Jordu), dies at 25 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Indians trailing Orioles 9-1 come back to win 12-11 in 11 innings in the year 1956.  

Jun 28   1st atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill in the year 1956.  

Jun 28   In the year 1956 riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die  

Jun 28   On this day in history the first atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill  

Jun 29   In the year 1956 charles Dumas, makes first high jump over 7' (2.13 m)-LA, Calif  

Jun 29   In the year 1956 federal interstate highway system act signed  

Jun 29   Johan[nes F] Bakker Jr, actor, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   United DC-7 &TWA collide over Grand Canyon killing 128 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1956 elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on The Steve Allen Show  

Jul 02   On this day in history elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"  

Jul 04   On this day in history independence National Historical Park established in Philadelphia  

Jul 04   On this day in history uS most intense rain fall (1.23" in 1 minute) at Unionville Maryland  

Jul 05   France raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria in the year 1956.  

Jul 07   On this day in history 63rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61)  

Jul 07   7 Army trucks loaded with dynamite explode in the middle of Cali, Columbia killing 1,100-1,200, destroyimg 2,000 buildings on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Gottfried Benn, writer, dies at 70 in the year 1956.  

Jul 08   Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies in the year 1956.  

Jul 08   Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1956 dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand  

Jul 09   Dick Clark's first appearance as host of American Bandstand on this day in history.  

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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   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1956 death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  

Jan 10   In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  

Jan 12   On this day in history john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 in the year 1956.  

Jan 21   In the year 1956 death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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