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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1956.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1956: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1956?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1956 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 02 Jul 1956 A lab experiment at Sylvania Electric Products results in an explosion.
  • 04 Jul 1956 US most intense rainfall (1.23 inches in one minute) at Unionville, Maryland.
  • 05 Jul 1956 France raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria
  • 06 Jul 1956 70th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (62 46 75 64)
  • 07 Jul 1956 63rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61)
  • 08 Jul 1956 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open
  • 10 Jul 1956 23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Washington DC
  • 13 Jul 1956 WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Jul 1956 Boston Red Sox' pitcher Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0.
  • 15 Jul 1956 Beverly Hanson / Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Hot Springs Golf Invitational
  • 16 Jul 1956 Detroit Tigers and Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million
  • 19 Jul 1956 US refuse to lend Egypt money to build Aswan Dam
  • 20 Jul 1956 Great Britain refuses to lend Egypt money to build Aswan Dam
  • 23 Jul 1956 Joe Cronin and Hank Greenberg inducted into Hall of Fame
  • 24 Jul 1956 Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jesey City
  • 25 Jul 1956 38th PGA Championship: Jack Burke at Blue Hill Country Club - Boston
  • 26 Jul 1956 Egypt seizes Suez Canal.
  • 29 Jul 1956 WCKT (now WSVN) TV channel 7 in Miami, Florida (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 30 Jul 1956 US motto In God We Trust authorized
  • 31 Jul 1956 August – The exhibition ''This Is Tomorrow'' opens at Whitechapel Art Gallery in London.

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Music charts

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Movies

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La tercera palabra

La tercera palabra

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Sara García, Prudencia Grifell

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Country: United States of America

Storm Center

Storm Center

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Daniel Taradash

Starring: Bette Davis, Brian Keith, Kim Hunter, Paul Kelly

High Society

High Society

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Books

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Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

The Ninth Wave by Eugene Burdick

The Ninth Wave

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How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

A Thing Of Beauty by A.J. Cronin

A Thing Of Beauty

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In his celebrated novel THE CITADEL, A. J. Cronin wrote of a dedicated man of medicine; in THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM he wrote the compelling story of a man of

The Quiet American by Graham Greene

The Quiet American

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Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of