Historical Events In 1956
Sunday, 17 January 2021
Jan 01 On this day in history elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville
Jan 01 Sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) gains independence from Britain & Egypt on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1956 poujadists/communists win French parliamentary elections
Jan 03 A fire damages the top part of the Eiffel Tower in the year 1956.
Jan 03 Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.
Jan 03 In the year 1956 the birth of Mel Gibson, Australian actor
Jan 03 On this day in history the birth of Mel Gibson, Australian actor2006 Twelve dead coal miners and one survivor are discovered in the Sago Mine Disaster near Buckhannon, West Virginia, U.S.
Jan 04 In the year 1956 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 06 On this day in history kGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
Jan 07 Vinoo Mankad scores 231 v NZ, 413 opening stand with Roy in the year 1956.
Jan 08 In the year 1956 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Conrad Aiken
Jan 08 Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog," single goes to #1 & stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single) in the year 1956.
Jan 09 Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column 1st appears in newspapers in the year 1956.
Jan 09 Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column first appears in newspapers on this day in history.
Jan 09 Samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84
Jan 12 In the year 1956 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70
Jan 14 In the year 1956 jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad
Jan 14 In the year 1956 little Richard releases "Tutti Frutti"
Jan 14 Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 16 In the year 1956 egyptian pres Nasser pledges to reconquer Palestine
Jan 16 In the year 1956 egyptian President Nassar pledges to reconquer Palestine
Jan 18 In the year 1956 german Democratic Republic forms own army
Jan 18 German DR forms own army (National People's Army) in the year 1956.
Jan 19 Hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field in the year 1956.
Jan 20 In the year 1956 buddy Holly records "Blue Days Black Night" in Nashville
Jan 21 On this day in history "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden New York City NY after 849 performances
Jan 21 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 perfs in the year 1956.
Jan 21 On this day in history william Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of the New Yorker
Jan 22 In the year 1956 30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles
Jan 22 On this day in history p A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
Jan 23 On this day in history alexander Korda, English movie producer (Henry VIII), dies at 62