What Happened in Oct 1956

  • Agatha Christie publishes Dead Man's Folly

    When Ariadne Oliver, the mystery novelist, summons Poirot to join her at a country house in Devon, he is respectful enough of her “intuition” to do... Read more

  • Suez Crisis/Tripartite Aggression

    The Suez Crisis, also referred to as the Tripartite Aggression, was a military attack on Egypt by Britain, France, and Israel beginning on 29... Read more

  • 'If I Ran the Circus' is Published

    Behind Mr. Sneelock's ramshackle store, there's an empty lot. Little Morris McGurk is convinced that if he could just clear out the rusty cans, the... Read more

  • 1956 World Series

    The 1956 World Series of Major League Baseball was played between the New York Yankees (representing the American League) and the defending... Read more

  • The Ten Commandments (film) released

    The Ten Commandments is a 1956 motion picture that dramatized the biblical story of Moses, an adopted Egyptian prince-turned deliverer of the... Read more

  • Don Larsen Pitches a Perfect Game

    Donald James Larsen (born August 7, 1929 in Michigan City, Indiana) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for 14 seasons. Larsen is... Read more

  • Pan Am Flight 6 Crashes

    In October 1956, they were passengers aboard a commercial aircraft that also lost two engines, forcing the pilot to land on open water - in their... Read more

  • Elvis Presley releases Elvis

    Elvis is the second album by Elvis Presley, released on RCA Victor Records in mono, LPM 1382, in October 1956. Recording sessions took place on... Read more

  • Operation Kadesh Begins

    The Suez Crisis, also referred to as the Tripartite Aggression, (Arabic: أزمة السويس - العدوان الثلاثي‎ ʾAzmat al-Sūwais/Al-ʿIdwān al-Thalāthī;... Read more