Historical Events In 1956
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Aug 03 Willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 in the year 1956.
Aug 04 1st motorcycle rode over 200 mph (Wilhelm Herz-210 mph/338 kph) in the year 1956.
Aug 04 In the year 1956 first motorcycle driven over 200 mph
Aug 05 KUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS/ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1956 after going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena.
Aug 07 In the year 1956 boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans
Aug 08 Fire & explosion kill 263 miners at Marcinelle, Belgium on this day in history.
Aug 09 1st state-wide, state-supported educational TV network, Alabama in the year 1956.
Aug 11 1st flight 4-motor Cessna 620 on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel"
Aug 11 Jackson Pollock, abstract artist, dies in auto accident (East Hampton) in the year 1956.
Aug 12 In the year 1956 canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Brink
Aug 12 William Shatner marries Gloria Rand in the year 1956.
Aug 13 Harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies in the year 1956.
Aug 13 In the year 1956 wBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
Aug 14 In the year 1956 bertold Brecht, German writer (Mother Courage), dies at 58
Aug 15 Constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1956 adlai E Stevenson nominated as Democratic presidential candidate
Aug 16 In the year 1956 bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula), dies of heart attack at 73
Aug 18 Cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game in the year 1956.
Aug 19 In the year 1956 fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
Aug 20 Republicans convene at Cow Palace on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1956 wTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
Aug 22 Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender) in the year 1956.
Aug 22 In the year 1956 pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF
Aug 23 On this day in history ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day
Aug 23 In the year 1956 soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.
Aug 23 The first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins on this day in history.
Aug 24 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC in the year 1956.
Aug 24 On this day in history the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC
Aug 25 Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1956 to make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto
Aug 26 KREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1956.
Aug 27 Curt Robert of Columbus (Intl League) hits 4 HRs in 7 inning game on this day in history.