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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.
  •  April 3, 1956 – Hudsonville-Standale Tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado.
  •  July 31, 1956 – Jim Laker becomes the first man to take all 10 wickets in a Test match innings as he returns figures of 10/53 in the Australian 2nd innings. This combined with his 9/37 in the first innings gave him match figures of 19/90 in the 4th Test at Old Trafford.
  •  August 30, 1956 – The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opens.
  •  September 9, 1956 – Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.
  •  September 13, 1956 – The dike around the Dutch polder East Flevoland is closed.
  •  October 15, 1956 – Fortran, the first modern computer language, is shared with the coding community for the first time.
  •  December 2, 1956 – The Granma yacht reaches the shores of Cuba’s Oriente province and Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and 80 other members of the 26th of July Movement disembark to initiate the Cuban Revolution.
  •  December 22, 1956 – Colo, the first gorilla to be bred in captivity, is born at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio.

Who Were Born On 1956?

  •  January 4, 1956 – Bernard Sumner, English musician (Joy Division, New Order, Electronic)
  •  January 7, 1956 – Mike Liut, Canadian ice hockey player
  •  January 14, 1956 – Rosina Lippi-Green (Rosina Lippi, Sara Donati), U.S.American writer.
  •  February 14, 1956 – Dave Dravecky, American baseball player
  •  February 29, 1956 – Jerry Fry, American baseball player
  •  May 3, 1956 – Marc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
  •  May 24, 1956 – Larry Blackmon, American singer (Cameo)
  •  November 2, 1956 – Peter Mullan, Scottish actor
  •  November 10, 1956 – Mohsen Badawi, Egyptian entrepreneur and activist