1956 in Turkey

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1956
in
Turkey

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See also: List of years in Turkey

Events in the year 1956 in Turkey.[1]

Parliament

Incumbents

Ruling party and the main opposition

Cabinet

Events

  • 20 February – The magnitude 5.8 Eskişehir earthquake affected the area with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), causing moderate damage and four deaths.[2]
  • 23 February – Polemics in the parliament concerning the 6/7 September 1965 event (Istanbul pogrom)
  • 1 March – In İstanbul the previously common seat of the governor and the mayor was split
  • 8 April – Opening date of Seyhan Dam and hydroelectric plant, the biggest plant (in 1950s)
  • 10 April – 625 metres (2,051 ft) Birecik Bridge over the Fırat River in service
  • 8 July – Three opposition parties issued a common statement
  • 26 October – Turkey joined the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA

Births

Deaths

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ Türkiye'nin 70 yılı, Tempo, İstanbul, 1998, pp 132–134
  2. ^ National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS), Significant Earthquake Database, National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K
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