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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 1, 1956 – Sudan achieves independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom.
  •  January 16, 1956 – President Gamal Abdal Nasser of Egypt vows to reconquer Palestine.
  •  January 30, 1956 – American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.'s home is bombed in retaliation for the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  •  February 12, 1956 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 1, 1956 – Formation of the National People’s Army
  •  June 11, 1956 – Start of Gal Oya riots, the first reported ethnic riots that target minority Sri Lankan Tamils in the Eastern Province. The total number of deaths is reportedly 150.
  •  October 15, 1956 – Fortran, the first modern computer language, is shared with the coding community for the first time.
  •  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.
  •  November 4, 1956 – Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution against the Soviet Union, that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
  •  December 9, 1956 – Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 810, a Canadair North Star, crashes near Hope, British Columbia, Canada, killing all 62 people on board.

Who Were Born On 1956?

  •  February 7, 1956 – Emo Philips, American comedian
  •  May 24, 1956 – Larry Blackmon, American singer (Cameo)
  •  May 28, 1956 – Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1980)
  •  May 29, 1956 – LaToya Jackson, American singer
  •  July 17, 1956 – Robert Romanus, American actor
  •  August 18, 1956 – Sandeep Patil, Indian cricketer
  •  September 22, 1956 – David Krakauer, clarinetist known for his klezmer compositions
  •  October 23, 1956 – Dwight Yoakam, American singer