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Historical Events In 1956

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Nov 13   Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 14   In the year 1956 hungarian revolt put down  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 15   In the year 1956 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 17   Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate) in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 18   Morocco gains independence in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 19   On this day in history francis L Sullivan, actor (Joan of Arc, Winslow Boy), dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 21   Don Newcombe, wins NL MVP & 1st-ever Cy Young Award on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 22   16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 22   On this day in history vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   Jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Nov 24   "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 27   F Goodrich & A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Neth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 28   Photography begins on "... & God Created Women" in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 29   "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 30   1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News) in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   In the year 1956 fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 03   England & France pull troops out of Egypt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 03   In the year 1956 wilt Chamberlain's first collegiate basketball game (scores 52)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   Paul Hornung wins the Heisman Trophy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 05   Thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 06   "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 06   Nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 07   Helen O'Connell joins the Today Show panel on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 07   On this day in history helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 08   On this day in history 16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 08   On this day in history edgar Leslie Bainton, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 09   On this day in history hans Barth, composer, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 11   In the year 1956 anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 12   On this day in history commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 12   Lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 13   Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1956

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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   Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday) was born in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef was born in the year 1956.  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 in the year 1956.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   In the year 1956 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84  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   Henricus P Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 14   Siegfried F Nadel, Aust/Brit anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52 in the year 1956.  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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