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1956 Calendar

1956 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
26272829   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1956 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 12, 1956 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 25, 1956 – In his speech On the Personality Cult and its Consequences Nikita Khrushchev, leader of the Soviet Union denounces the cult of personality of Joseph Stalin.
  •  March 9, 1956 – Soviet military suppresses a mass demonstrations in the Georgian SSR, reacting to Nikita Khrushchev’s de-Stalinization policy.
  •  April 5, 1956 – Fidel Castro declares himself at war with the President of Cuba.
  •  April 26, 1956 – First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas.
  •  August 6, 1956 – After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena in New York in the Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena series.
  •  August 30, 1956 – The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opens.
  •  October 14, 1956 – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, the Indian Untouchable caste leader, converts to Buddhism along with 385,000 of his followers (see Neo-Buddhism).
  •  October 21, 1956 – Kenyan rebel leader Dedan Kimathi is captured by the British Army, signalling the ultimate defeat of the Mau Mau Uprising, and essentially ending the British military campaign.
  •  November 1, 1956 – In India, Kanyakumari district was joined to Tamilnadu state from Kerala.

Who Were Born On 1956?

  •  February 20, 1956 – Rick Green, Canadian ice hockey player
  •  March 13, 1956 – Dana Delany, American actress
  •  April 25, 1956 – Jaroslava Schallerová, Czech actress
  •  July 4, 1956 – Mark Belling, American radio talkshow host
  •  July 31, 1956 – Michael Biehn, American actor
  •  September 10, 1956 – Johnny Fingers, Irish musician The Boomtown Rats
  •  November 8, 1956 – Steven Miller, American record producer
  •  November 10, 1956 – Sinbad, American actor
  •  November 13, 1956 – Rex Linn, American actor
  •  November 27, 1956 – William Fichtner, American actor