Historical Events In 1956
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Apr 04 Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden," premieres in London in the year 1956.
Apr 05 In the year 1956 in Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister.
Apr 07 10th NBA Championship: Ph Warriors beat Ft Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.
Apr 07 On this day in history arthur Hailey had a script accepted and presented just 20 days after it was submitted to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The drama, " Flight into Danger" had an unprecedented audience response. A number of years later, Arthur Hailey also wrote the best-selling novel, " Airport " which was then adapted for the popular movie by the same title.
Apr 07 On this day in history spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco
Apr 08 20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289 on this day in history.
Apr 10 Bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1956.
Apr 11 In the year 1956 french govt decides to sends 200,000 reservists to Algeria
Apr 11 Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater by whites on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1956 the birth of Andy Garcia, American actor
Apr 13 KETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Apr 14 Ampex Corp demonstrates first commercial videotape recorder in the year 1956.
Apr 15 Emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88 in the year 1956.
Apr 16 1st solar powered radios go on sale on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns
Apr 17 USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves on this day in history.
Apr 17 In the year 1956 willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament
Apr 18 On this day in history grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony)
Apr 19 On this day in history ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
Apr 19 US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III in the year 1956.
Apr 20 Jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies in the year 1956.
Apr 21 Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel," becomes #1 in the year 1956.
Apr 22 On this day in history patty Berg wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
Apr 23 In the year 1956 project Vanguard, earth satellite launching program, assigned to DCNO (Air)
Apr 23 US Supreme court ends race segregation on buses in the year 1956.
Apr 24 AL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game on this day in history.
Apr 24 Albrecht G Alt, German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72 in the year 1956.
Apr 25 On this day in history elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1
Apr 26 Edward Arnold actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 26 Edward Arnold, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1956 first container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas
Apr 27 Burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election in the year 1956.
Apr 27 Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing in the year 1956.
Apr 28 Last French troop leave Vietnam in the year 1956.