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Historical Events In 1956

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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

Jun 18   Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as Brits leave Suez Canal on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 26   On this day in history clifford Brown, US jazz trumpeter (Joyspring, Jordu), dies at 25  

Jun 27   Indians trailing Orioles 9-1 come back to win 12-11 in 11 innings on this day in history.  

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

Jun 28   On this day in history riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die  

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

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   Johan[nes F] Bakker Jr, actor, dies at 62 in the year 1956.  

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

Jul 01   Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on The Steve Allen Show in the year 1956.  

Jul 02   Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel" in the year 1956.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 07   In the year 1956 63rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61)  

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   Gottfried Benn, writer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 08   Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open in the year 1956.  

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 in the year 1956.  

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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   On this day in history birth of mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)  

Jan 03   In the year 1956 birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of nels Cline, American guitarist and composer  

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

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   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

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