Historical Events In 1956
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Feb 08 On this day in history connie Mack, baseball manager (Phila A's, 1901-50), dies at 93
Feb 08 Mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1956 -5°F (15°C) in Sicily
Feb 09 On this day in history -5ºF (15ºC) in Sicily
Feb 09 In Montreal Gaspe prospector Wilbert Coffin, age 41, hanged at Bordeaux prison for the murder of an American hunter on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1956 r Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria
Feb 10 In the year 1956 "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
Feb 10 On this day in history elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA
Feb 11 On this day in history donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, former members of the British Foreign Office who had disappeared from England in 1951, resurface in Moscow
Feb 13 KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland on this day in history.
Feb 14 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1956 indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union
Feb 14 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history urho Kekkonen appointed President of Finland
Feb 16 In the year 1956 britain abolishes death penalty
Feb 16 Britain abolishes the death penalty in the year 1956.
Feb 17 Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB in the year 1956.
Feb 18 On this day in history gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95
Feb 19 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1956 edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78
Feb 22 In the year 1956 1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United
Feb 22 Elvis Presley's first hit in Billboard's top 10 "Heartbreak Hotel" on this day in history.
Feb 23 20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow in the year 1956.
Feb 23 Russian party leader Khrushchev attacks memory of Stalin on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference
Feb 26 In the year 1956 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
Feb 26 Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72 in the year 1956.
Feb 26 In the year 1956 writers Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge
Feb 27 Elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel" in the year 1956.
Feb 27 On this day in history female suffrage in Egypt
Feb 27 On this day in history frank Dailey, orch leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54
Feb 28 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott MA on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history a Chatham Ontario restaurant is fined $50 for refusing to serve two black students
Feb 28 On this day in history forrester issued a patent for computer core memory