What Happened on November 1, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Delhi becomes a territory of Indian union
  • Formation of Kerala state in India.
  • Indian state of Madhya Pradesh forms
  • Indian states of Punjab, Patiala & PEPSU merge as Punjab protection
  • Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact
  • Nobel for physics awarded to Shockley, Brattain & Bardeen
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Laetamur admodum

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Moore, British editor-in-chief (Sunday Telegraph)

Famous Deaths

  • Lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67
  • Pietro Badoglio, 41st Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44) and Italian General (1922-43), dies at 85