Historical Events In 1956
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jan 23 Montreal Canadiens hockey player Jean Beliveau appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine in the year 1956.
Jan 24 On this day in history 96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record)
Jan 25 96.5 cm (38.0") of rainfall, Kilauea Plantation, HI (state record) in the year 1956.
Jan 26 7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy in the year 1956.
Jan 26 In the year 1956 buddy Holly's first formal recording session
Jan 26 Porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR in the year 1956.
Jan 27 Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history nFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium
Jan 28 In the year 1956 elvis Presley's first TV appearance (Dorsey Brothers Stage Show)
Jan 29 On this day in history f Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich
Jan 29 On this day in history h[enry] L[ouis] Mencken, US essayist/critic (Smart Set), dies at 75
Jan 30 On this day in history elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"
Jan 30 In the year 1956 gerrit Mannoury, mathematician/philosopher, dies at 88
Jan 30 In the year 1956 martin Luther King Jr's home bombed
Jan 31 French government of Mollet forms in the year 1956.
Jan 31 French govt of Mollet forms in the year 1956.
Jan 31 Juscelino Kubitschek becomes President of Brazil on this day in history.
Feb 01 Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking in the year 1956.
Feb 02 Charley Grapewin, actor (Ellery Queen), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Feb 02 Coasters sign with Atlantic Records on this day in history.
Feb 03 Autherine J Lucy admitted to U of Alabama, suspended 2/7 after a riot on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1956 toni Sailor becomes first Olympics skier to sweep the 3 alpine events
Feb 04 AL plans to test automatic intentional walk during spring training in the year 1956.
Feb 04 On this day in history leendert A Donker, Dutch soc dem party-minister of Justice, dies at 56
Feb 05 In the year 1956 7th Winter Olympic games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Feb 05 On this day in history 7th Winter Olympics games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Feb 05 On this day in history louise Suggs win LPGA Havana Golf Open
Feb 05 On this day in history new York Mayor Robert Wagner &Brooklyn Boro President Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30 million
Feb 05 On this day in history savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player, dies at 74
Feb 06 In the year 1956 chicago's Daily Defender, begins publishing
Feb 06 French premier Guy Mollet pelted with tomatoes in Algiers in the year 1956.
Feb 06 On this day in history university of Alabama refuses admission to Autherine Lucy (because he's black)
Feb 07 Autherine Lucy, 1st black admitted to U of Alabama, is expelled in the year 1956.
Feb 07 On this day in history autherine Lucy, first black admitted to University of Alabama, is expelled