1956
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Years: 1953 1954 195519561957 1958 1959
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1956 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1956
MCMLVI
Ab urbe condita 2709
Armenian calendar 1405
ԹՎ ՌՆԵ
Assyrian calendar 6706
Bahá'í calendar 112 – 113
Bengali calendar 1363
Berber calendar 2906
British Regnal year 4 Eliz. 2 – 5 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2500
Burmese calendar 1318
Byzantine calendar 7464 – 7465
Chinese calendar 乙未年十一月十九日
(4592/4652-11-19)
— to —
丙申年十一月三十日
(4593/4653-11-30)
Coptic calendar 1672 – 1673
Ethiopian calendar 1948 – 1949
Hebrew calendar 5716 – 5717
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 2012 – 2013
 - Shaka Samvat 1878 – 1879
 - Kali Yuga 5057 – 5058
Holocene calendar 11956
Iranian calendar 1334 – 1335
Islamic calendar 1375 – 1376
Japanese calendar Shōwa 31
(昭和31年)
Korean calendar 4289
Minguo calendar ROC 45
民國45年
Thai solar calendar 2499
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Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

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March

A 1956 Chevrolet

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December

  • December 2
  • The Million Dollar Quartet (Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash) get together at Sun Studios for the first and last time in history.

December 5Rose Heilbron becomes Britain's first female judge.

Date unknown

Births

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Deaths

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  • Lotte Herrlich, regarded as the most important female photographer of German naturism

Nobel Prizes

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References

Further reading

  • London Institute of World Affairs, The Year Book of World Affairs 1957 (London 1957) full text online, comprehensive reference book covering 1956 in diplomacy, international affairs and politics for major nations and regions

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