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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)

  •  January 28, 1956 – Elvis Presley made his first US TV appearance
  •  February 12, 1956 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 29, 1956 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces to the nation that he is running for a second term.
  •  April 3, 1956 – Hudsonville-Standale Tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado.
  •  April 5, 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.
  •  July 7, 1956 – Fritz Moravec and two other Austrian mountaineers make the first ascent of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m).
  •  July 16, 1956 – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closes its very last “Big Tent” show in Pittsburgh, due to changing economics all subsequent circus shows will be held in arenas.
  •  July 25, 1956 – 45 miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51.
  •  September 4, 1956 – The IBM RAMAC 305 is introduced, the first commercial computer to use magnetic disk storage.
  •  December 12, 1956 – Beginning of the Irish Republican Army’s “Border Campaign”.

Who Were Born On 1956?

  •  January 7, 1956 – Uwe Ochsenknecht, German actor and singer
  •  February 19, 1956 – Kathleen Beller, American actress
  •  March 3, 1956 – Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer
  •  April 6, 1956 – Sebastian Spreng, Argentinean visual artist
  •  June 3, 1956 – Brad Nessler, American sports broadcaster
  •  June 4, 1956 – Gerry Ryan, Irish radio talkshow host (d. 2010)
  •  June 11, 1956 – Steven A. Cohen, American hedge fund manager
  •  June 12, 1956 – Terry Alderman, Australian cricketer
  •  September 20, 1956 – Steve Coleman, African American saxophone player, spontaneous composer, composer and band leader
  •  December 23, 1956 – Dave Murray, English musician (Iron Maiden)