This page lists news articles and events for the year 1956.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Several bodies are found during the excavation of the New York City Aquarium; one of which may have been that of Judge Crater, whose disappearance was one of the great unsolved mysteries of the 1930s