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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Aug 03   On this day in history willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 04   1st motorcycle rode over 200 mph (Wilhelm Herz-210 mph/338 kph) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 04   On this day in history first motorcycle driven over 200 mph  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   In the year 1956 kUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS/ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 06   After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 08   On this day in history fire & explosion kill 263 miners at Marcinelle, Belgium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   1st state-wide, state-supported educational TV network, Alabama on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 11   1st flight 4-motor Cessna 620 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 11   On this day in history elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Aug 11   Jackson Pollock, abstract artist, dies in auto accident (East Hampton) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 12   In the year 1956 canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Brink  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 12   William Shatner marries Gloria Rand in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 13   On this day in history harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 13   WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 14   On this day in history bertold Brecht, German writer (Mother Courage), dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 15   On this day in history constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   Adlai E Stevenson nominated as Democratic presidential candidate in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   Bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula), dies of heart attack at 73 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 18   Cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   Fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   Republicans convene at Cow Palace in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 21   WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 22   On this day in history elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 22   Pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 23   On this day in history ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 23   In the year 1956 soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 23   On this day in history the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   In the year 1956 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   The first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   On this day in history kREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   On this day in history curt Robert of Columbus (Intl League) hits 4 HRs in 7 inning game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Lynda Barry, American cartoonist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) was born in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1956 birth of bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   In the year 1956 birth of chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1956 alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   On this day in history death of jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   On this day in history henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 21   On this day in history death of sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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