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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.
  •  May 18, 1956 – First ascent of Lhotse 8,516 meters, by a Swiss team.
  •  June 5, 1956 – Elvis Presley introduces his new single, “Hound Dog”, on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
  •  June 30, 1956 – A TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC-7 (Flight 718) collide above the Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States, killing all 128 on board the two planes.
  •  July 26, 1956 – Following the World Bank’s refusal to fund building the Aswan High Dam, Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalizes the Suez Canal sparking international condemnation.
  •  September 13, 1956 – IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305.
  •  September 27, 1956 – USAF Captain Milburn G. Apt becomes the first man to exceed Mach 3 while flying the Bell X-2. Shortly thereafter, the craft goes out of control and Captain Apt is killed.
  •  October 19, 1956 – The Soviet Union and Japan sign a Joint Declaration, officially ending the state of war between the two countries that had existed since August 1945.
  •  December 12, 1956 – Beginning of the Irish Republican Army’s “Border Campaign”.

Who Were Born On 1956?

  •  March 2, 1956 – John Cowsill, American musician (The Cowsills)
  •  March 28, 1956 – April Margera, mother of Bam Margera
  •  June 26, 1956 – Chris Isaak, American singer
  •  July 15, 1956 – Wayne Taylor, South African race car driver
  •  August 10, 1956 – Charlie Peacock, American record producer, singer-songwriter
  •  August 20, 1956 – Alvin Greenidge, West Indian cricketer
  •  August 28, 1956 – Mark Lutz, Puerto Rican actor
  •  October 17, 1956 – Patrick McCrory, American politician
  •  November 19, 1956 – Glynnis O'Connor, American actress
  •  December 8, 1956 – Andrew Edge English musician