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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Aug 28   England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 29   French govt routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 30   Jose Antonio de Donostia, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 30   USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 30   White mob prevents enrollment of blacks at Mansfield HS, Texas on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 01   In the year 1956 indian state of Tripura becomes a territory  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   On this day in history collapse of a RR bridge under a train kills 120 (India)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   Washington-Jackson cable line replaced by bus service on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 05   On this day in history 20 die in a train crash in Springer NM  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 06   In the year 1956 felix Borowski, composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Sep 07   Bell X-2 sets Unofficial manned aircraft altitude record 126,000'+ in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 07   On this day in history charles Burgess Fry, English athlete/cricketer/journalist, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 08   Gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-4.), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 08   On this day in history harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 &stays #1 for 31 weeks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 09   In the year 1956 elvis Presley appears on the Ed Sullivan Show, drawing a TV audience estimated at over 50 million.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 10   In the year 1956 great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 10   Louisville Ky public schools integrate in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 13   Dike around Dutch polder Eastern Flevoland closes in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 14   1st prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 14   First prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington DC in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 15   Henry Clough-Leiter, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 16   Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Clock Golf Open on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 17   In the year 1956 mildred E "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, (Olympic-gold-1932), dies at 42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 19   1st intl conference of black writers & artists meets (Sorbonne) in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 21   On this day in history anastasio Somoza, Nicaraguan dictator, assassinated by Roliberto Lopez  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 21   In the year 1956 yanks set dubious record, stranding 20 men on base Mantle hits a 500' plus homer but Red Sox win 13-9 in Fenway  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 23   Earl Godwin, newscaster (Meet the Veep), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 24   1st trans atlantic telephone cable in use (Newfoundland-Scotland) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 25   On this day in history 1st transatlantic telephone cable goes into operation (Scot-Canada)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 25   In the year 1956 first transatlantic telephone cable goes into operation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 26   Linda Hamilton, actress (Beauty and the Beast, Terminator) born in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 26   Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un Destin, Martin Luther), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 27   In the year 1956 gerald Raphael Finzi, composer, dies at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 01   Stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36 in the year 1956.  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 on this day in history.  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   Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division) was born in the year 1956.  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   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1956

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/US composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928) died in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   In the year 1956 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 14   On this day in history siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52  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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