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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jun 18   Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt (British and French forces attempted to seize the Canal) in the year 1956.  

Jun 18   On this day in history last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as Brits leave Suez Canal  

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history anti-protons detected in the atmosphere  

Jun 21   East Germany announces the release of 19,000 political prisoners on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   On this day in history colonel Nasser elected as President in Egypt  

Jun 23   In the year 1956 gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt  

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

Jun 25   In the year 1956 51 die in collision of "Andrea Doria" & "Stockholm" (Cape Cod)  

Jun 25   On this day in history alfred C Kinsey, US zoologist/sexologist, dies at 62  

Jun 26   Australians ambushed near Sungei Siput, Malaysia in the year 1956.  

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

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

Jun 28   On this day in history 1st atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill  

Jun 28   Riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 29   In the year 1956 johan[nes F] Bakker Jr, actor, dies at 62  

Jun 30   On this day in history united DC-7 &TWA collide over Grand Canyon killing 128  

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   Independence National Historical Park established in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

Jul 04   US most intense rain fall (1.23" in 1 minute) at Unionville Maryland in the year 1956.  

Jul 05   France raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies  

Jul 08   In the year 1956 joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open  

Jul 09   Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand in the year 1956.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  

Jan 04   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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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