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Historical Events In 1956

Thursday, 30 June 2022

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

Jun 18   Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as Brits leave Suez Canal in the year 1956.  

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   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   In the year 1956 "Jimmy Durante Show," last airs on NBC-TV  

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

Jun 23   Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history reyngol'd Moritsevich Glier, composer, dies at 81  

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

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

Jun 26   On this day in history australians ambushed near Sungei Siput, Malaysia  

Jun 26   In the year 1956 clifford Brown, US jazz trumpeter (Joyspring, Jordu), dies at 25  

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

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

Jun 28   Riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die in the year 1956.  

Jun 28   In the year 1956 the first atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill  

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

Jun 29   Federal interstate highway system act signed in the year 1956.  

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

Jun 30   In the year 1956 united DC-7 &TWA collide over Grand Canyon killing 128  

Jul 01   Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on The Steve Allen Show on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel" on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Independence National Historical Park established in Philadelphia in the year 1956.  

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

Jul 05   On this day in history france raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria  

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

Jul 07   In the year 1956 7 Army trucks loaded with dynamite explode in the middle of Cali, Columbia killing 1,100-1,200, destroyimg 2,000 buildings  

Jul 07   In the year 1956 gottfried Benn, writer, dies at 70  

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 in the year 1956.  

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

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

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  

Jan 10   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  

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   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  

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