1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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1956 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1956
MCMLVI
Ab urbe condita2709
Armenian calendar1405
ԹՎ ՌՆԵ
Assyrian calendar6706
Baháʼí calendar112–113
Balinese saka calendar1877–1878
Bengali calendar1363
Berber calendar2906
British Regnal yearEliz. 2 – 5 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2500
Burmese calendar1318
Byzantine calendar7464–7465
Chinese calendar乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4652 or 4592
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4653 or 4593
Coptic calendar1672–1673
Discordian calendar3122
Ethiopian calendar1948–1949
Hebrew calendar5716–5717
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2012–2013
 - Shaka Samvat1877–1878
 - Kali Yuga5056–5057
Holocene calendar11956
Igbo calendar956–957
Iranian calendar1334–1335
Islamic calendar1375–1376
Japanese calendarShōwa 31
(昭和31年)
Javanese calendar1887–1888
Juche calendar45
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4289
Minguo calendarROC 45
民國45年
Nanakshahi calendar488
Thai solar calendar2499
Tibetan calendar阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2082 or 1701 or 929
    — to —
阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
2083 or 1702 or 930

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  1. ^ The Bulletin, volumes 4-5. Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung. 1956. p. 8.
  2. ^ "How Did Marilyn Monroe Get Her Name? This Photo Reveals the Story". Time. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
  3. ^ "Morocco profile - Timeline". BBC News. April 24, 2018. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
  4. ^ Bessis, Sophie; Belhassen, Souhayr (2012). Bourguiba (in French). Tunis: Elyzad. ISBN 978-9973-58-044-3.
  5. ^ "Browder v. Gayle, 142 F. Supp. 707 (M.D. Ala. 1956)". Justia US law. Retrieved June 23, 2020.
  6. ^ "7H241 The Snooz-Alarm". www.telechron.net.
  7. ^ "US Army Flag". World Flags 101. Archived from the original on April 8, 2009. Retrieved April 6, 2009.
  8. ^ "Stadiums". Russian Football News. July 13, 2013. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
  9. ^ "La Explosión de Cali: Agosto 7 de 1956". Revista Credencial (in Spanish). September 16, 2016. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Domestic Grosses, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 11, 2013.
  11. ^ "1956: Queen switches on nuclear power". On This Day. BBC. October 17, 1956. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  12. ^ Lendvai, Paul (2008). One Day That Shook the Communist World: The 1956 Hungarian Uprising and Its Legacy. Princeton University Press.
  13. ^ Stevens, William K. (November 14, 1976). "Superhighway System, in 20 Years, Has Tied a Vast Nation Together". The New York Times. p. 1.
  14. ^ "1956: Motorists panic as petrol rations loom". On This Day. BBC. November 29, 1956. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  15. ^ "Imelda Staunton". BFI. Retrieved June 10, 2022.
  16. ^ "Dalia Grybauskaite". Britannica Presents 100 Women Trailblazers. February 25, 2020. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  17. ^ Mainville, Michael (December 16, 2009). "Yegor Gaidar obituary". the Guardian. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  18. ^ Joseph Siegman (2020). Jewish Sports Legends; The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
  19. ^ News 24, The (April 28, 2021). "Juan Joya Borja, 'El Risitas', dies". The News 24. Retrieved April 28, 2021.
  20. ^ "Lord Sebastian Coe". International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on May 31, 2021. Retrieved February 29, 2020.
  21. ^ Probst, Ernst (2010). Angelika Machinek - Eine Segelfliegerin der Weltklasse [Angelika Machinek - A World Class Glider Pilot] (in German). Munich: Grin-Verl. p. 11. ISBN 978-3-6407-3630-0.
  22. ^ Frigyes Riesz Hungarian mathematician
  23. ^ "Arthur L. Busch (1866 - 1956)".
  24. ^ Ranade 1974, pp. 61.
  25. ^ "Thomas J. Watson". IBM. January 23, 2003.
  26. ^ Boeing, William Edward (1881-1956)
  27. ^ [https://www.hebu-music.com/en/musician/henry-fillmore.581/ Henry Fillmore composer / arranger]
  28. ^ Whitford Kane
  29. ^ "These Nobel Prize Winners Weren't Always Noble". National Geographic News. October 6, 2015. Retrieved January 19, 2021.

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Further readingEdit

  • 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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