The year 1956 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1956 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1956 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
01 May
13 JuneAfter 72 years of control, Britain handed over control of the Suez Canal to Egypt.
23 JuneJamal Abdul Nasir was elected President of Egypt.
20 JulyFrance declared Tunisia as an independent country.
26 JulyEgypt nationalized the Suez Canal.
02 September125 people died due to the collapse of a bridge between Jadcherala and Mehboob Nagar, 100 km from Hyderabad.
13 SeptemberIBM released 305 Remake, the first commercial computer with disk storage.
17 SeptemberFirst aired on television in Australia.
25 SeptemberThe first telephone service between the US and Europe began.
04 OctoberGreat Britain conducted a nuclear test in Australia.
14 OctoberDr. Bhimrao Ambedkar accepted Buddhism in Nagpur with 3,85,000 followers.
17 OctoberThe first major nuclear power station started in England.
19 OctoberRussia and Japan signed and officially ended the 1945 war between the two countries.
01 NovemberThe state of Madhya Pradesh was formed on the basis of language.
01 NovemberThe capital of the country, Delhi became a union territory.
12 NovemberZionist regime troops attacked a refugee camp in Rafah Nagar in the Gaza Strip and massacred Palestinians. 110 Palestinian martyrs and about 1 thousand people were injured in this ruthless massacre.
18 NovemberMorocco gained independence.
13 AugustThe bill was passed in the National Highways Lok Sabha.
02 DecemberCuban leader Fidel Castro launched a movement to liberate his country.
06 DecemberBahujan political leader and constitution builder Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar died.
20 DecemberAfro-American woman Rosa Parks' fight against color discrimination in America paid off. Due to which the Supreme Court banned apartheid in buses.
22 DecemberBritain and France left the port and withdrew their forces from Egypt after continuing to occupy Egypt's port of port Said for 50 days.
24 DecemberBollywood actor Anil Kapoor was born.
03 JanuaryThe fire on the upper part of the Eiffel Tower in France caused damage.
27 FebruaryThe first speaker of the Lok Sabha was G. V. Mavalankar died.
27 FebruaryWomen got the right to vote in Egypt.
23 MarchPakistan became the first Islamic Republic country in the world.
01 AprilThe polio vaccine developed by American medical researcher and virologist Jonas Salk was made available to the public.
30 AprilFormer US Vice President and Senator Alben Barkley's death during a speech in Virginia.
26 JanuaryThe Winter Olympics began in the city of Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
22 FebruaryElvis Presley entered the United States Music Chart for the first time at the "Heartbreak Hotel".
02 MarchMorocco declared independence of France.
19 AprilAmerican actress Grace Kelly married Rainier III to Prince Monaco.
08 MayAustria and Israel enhanced diplomatic relations.
13 JuneInternational Criminal Police Organization ICPO) was formed.
10 JulyThe British House of Lords abolished capital punishment.
17 AugustGermany banned the Communist Party.
16 SeptemberTelevision broadcasting began in Australia.
10 OctoberThe Summer Olympics began in Melbourne Australia.
15 NovemberMiddle East Technical University was established in Ankara, Turkey.
05 DecemberRose Heilbronn became Britain's first female judge.
08 JanuaryFive Evangelical Christian missionaries from the United States were killed by the Huaorani in the rainforest of Ecuador shortly after making contact with them.
25 FebruaryIn his speech 'On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences'to the 20th Party Congress, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev denouncedthe personality cult and dictatorship of his predecessor Joseph Stalin.
01 MarchThe NATO phonetic alphabet, today the most widely used spelling alphabet, was first implemented by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
09 MarchIn Tbilisi, Georgia, Soviet military troops suppressed massdemonstrations against Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev's de-Stalinization policy.
07 AprilSpain left its protector in Morocco.
13 AprilThe Vietnamese National Army captured Baal Cut, the military commander of the Hoa Hao Religious Sect, who was running a real kingdom in southern Vietnam in protest against Prime Minister Nego Dinh Dim.
01 MayOn 1 May 1956, a doctor in Japan reported "an epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system", which was an official discovery of Minmata Disease. Minmata diseases are caused by four major pollution of Japan, which is due to the release of methylarcurry in the industry wastewater from the Chiso Corporation.
01 MayIn Japan, a doctor reported an epidemic of an epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system, which was an official discovery of Minmata Disease.
09 MayThe war reform and peace agreement between the Philippines and Japan was signed between the Philippines and Japan on 9 May 1956 between the Philippines and Japan, ending the long -standing dispute between the Philippines and Japan.
18 MayLhotse's main peak was first climbed by a Swiss team of Ernst Rees and Fritz Luchinger on 18 May 1956. It is the fourth highest mountain in the world which is 8,516 meters and is situated on the border of Tibet and Nepal.
20 MayThe first United States airborne test of hydrogen bomb was conducted on May 20, 1956 over Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.
24 MayThe first version of the Eurovision Song Contest was held in Lalugano, Switzerland.
11 JuneThe first ethnic riots to target the six -day gall Oya riots, the then Sri Lanka Tamils ​​in independent Sri Lanka began, as a result of at least 150 deaths and 100inj injuries.
23 JuneGamal Abdel Nasar became the President of Egypt, a post he maintained till his death in 1970.
28 JuneWorkers seeking better situation staged a massive protest in Pona, Poland, but the next day 400 tanks and Polish People's Army and 000 soldiers of internal security core were violent suppression.
06 AugustDumont is one of the world's first television network, which broadcast its program.
08 August262 miners were killed due to a coal fire in Marsinel, Belgium.
17 SeptemberNorman Bakle has broken the world water speed record in its motorboat, called Miss Windermear III. He organized an average speed of more than 79mph on Lake Windermier.
17 OctoberQueen Elizabeth II formally inaugurated the Sela Maidan Nuclear Power Station today. However, the power station was working on the National Grid from 27 August 191956 and providing electricity.
23 OctoberThousands of people took to the streets in Budapest, Hungary, demanding the end of Soviet rule.
23 OctoberThe Hungarian Revolution began as a peaceful student demonstration, attracted thousands of people as it reached the Parliament House from the Central Building.
31 OctoberFollowing the Egyptian decision on the nationalization of the Suez Canal, Britain and France started bombing Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal.
03 NovemberAmidst the Suez Crisis, during an invasion of Gazastrip, Israeli soldiers shot and killed hundreds of Palestinian refugees and local residents at Khan Unis.
02 DecemberCuba Revolution-Fidel Castro, Che Guera and 80 other members of the July 26 movement reached the border of Granma, Cuba.
06 DecemberAt the Melbourne Olympics, 14 -year -old swimmer Sandra Morganbeck won the Olympic gold medal winning Australian player.
19 DecemberIrish -born British physician John Bodkin Adams was arrested for indifference with suspicious deaths of his more than 160 patients, although he was only convicted on minor allegations.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1956 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
01 SeptemberTripura was made a union territory after the reorganization of Indian states.
01 SeptemberIndia's largest life insurance company "Life Insurance Corporation of India LIC)" was established.
17 SeptemberThe Indian Oil and Natural Gas Commission was formed.
30 OctoberIndia's first five-star hotel 'Ashoka' opened.
28 NovemberChinese Prime Minister Chou En-lai visited India.
14 AugustIndian comedian Johnny Lever was born.
18 AugustIndian cricketer Sandeep Patil was born in Mumbai. He scored 1588 runs in 29 Test matches.
31 AugustThe then President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad approved the State Reorganization Bill.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1956 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
24 MayBachendri Pal / Mountaineer / India
25 JulyFrances Arnold / Scientist / United States of america
20 DecemberFahmida Mirza / Politician / Pakistan
31 AugustTsai Ing Wen / Politician / Taiwan
15 JanuaryMayawati / Politician / India
02 AugustVijay Rupani / Politician / India
03 AugustBalwinder Sandhu / Cricketer / India
03 SeptemberJishu Dasgupta / Actor / India
04 JulyLaxmikant Parsekar / Politician / India
04 JanuarySarojini Sahoo / Author / India
06 JulyAnil Madhav Dave / Politician / India
06 AprilDilip Vengsarkar / Cricketer / India
07 JuneTiku Talsania / Actor / India
09 MarchShashi Tharoor / Politician / India
10 JulyAlok Nath / Actor / India
10 OctoberGajendra Chauhan / Actor / India
10 AugustPerween Warsi / Business Woman / India
15 JanuaryMayawati / Politician / India
18 MarchArundhati Bhattacharya / Banker / India
18 AugustSandeep Patil / Cricketer / India
19 AprilMukesh Rishi / Actor / India
20 FebruaryAnnu Kapoor / Actor / India
21 SeptemberPrabuddha Dasgupta / Photographer / India
22 NovemberEggoni Pushpa Lalitha / Bishop / India
24 DecemberAnil Kapoor / Actor / India

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