Historical Events In 1956
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jul 09 In the year 1956 the birth of Tom Hanks, American actor
Jul 12 Maurice Lippens, Belgian governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer, dies at 54
Jul 13 WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.
Jul 14 In the year 1956 boston Red Sox Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0
Jul 14 On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer, dies at 58
Jul 15 In the year 1956 beverly Hanson/Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Hot Springs Golf Invitational
Jul 16 In the year 1956 detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million
Jul 16 In the year 1956 karelo-Finnish SSR becomes part of Russian SFSR
Jul 16 On this day in history last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent
Jul 18 On this day in history erno Gero succeeds Matyas RĂˇkosi as party leader of Hungary
Jul 18 In the year 1956 willem J A Kerncamp, Dut overseas minister (Islam & Woman), dies at 57
Jul 20 On this day in history france recognizes Tunisia's independence
Jul 20 Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies on this day in history.
Jul 20 USS Thetis Bay (CVHA 1), first helicopter assault carrier, was commissioned at San Francisco, Formerly CVE 90, Thetis Bay was converted to operate helicopters and to accommodate 1,000 Marine combat troops to be flown ashore in the vertical development tactics of amphibious assault on this day in history.
Jul 21 Cin Red pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins in the year 1956.
Jul 23 Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph on this day in history.
Jul 24 Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow," premieres in London on this day in history.
Jul 25 Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Stockholm in the year 1956.
Jul 25 On this day in history jordanians attack UN Palestine truce
Jul 25 On this day in history ’One hour before midnight on July 25, 1956, the Swedish ocean liner Stockholm collided with the Italian liner Andrea Doria off the coast of Nantucket,later the Andrea Doria sank
Jul 26 Egypt seizes Suez Canal (soon Britian and France along with Isreal show up) in the year 1956.
Jul 26 In the year 1956 miguel Bernal Jiminez, composer, dies at 46
Jul 26 On this day in history president Nasser of Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal Company
Jul 27 J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa 1910-28), dies on this day in history.
Jul 28 Ludwig Klages, German philosopher/graphologist, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history 11th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Cornelius
Jul 29 Jacques Cousteau's Calypso anchors in 7,500 m of water (record) on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83
Jul 30 On this day in history the phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national motto.
Jul 30 In the year 1956 uS motto "In God We Trust" authorized
Jul 31 On this day in history laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match
Aug 02 Albert Woolson, last veteran US Union army, dies at 109 on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1