Historical Events In 1956
Thursday, 25 April 2019
Jan 01 Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1956 sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) gains independence from Britain & Egypt
Jan 02 Poujadists/communists win French parliamentary elections in the year 1956.
Jan 03 On this day in history a fire damages the top part of the Eiffel Tower.
Jan 03 In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91
Jan 03 In the year 1956 the birth of Mel Gibson, Australian actor
Jan 03 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 in the year 1956.
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 In the year 1956 kGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
Jan 07 Vinoo Mankad scores 231 v NZ, 413 opening stand with Roy on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Conrad Aiken
Jan 08 On this day in history elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog," single goes to #1 & stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single)
Jan 09 On this day in history abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column 1st appears in newspapers
Jan 09 In the year 1956 abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column first appears in newspapers
Jan 09 On this day in history samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan
Jan 10 In the year 1956 henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84
Jan 12 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1956.
Jan 14 In the year 1956 jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad
Jan 14 On this day in history little Richard releases "Tutti Frutti"
Jan 14 Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1956 bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1956 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 perfs
Jan 21 William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of the New Yorker on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history 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