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1956: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: January 1, 1956 Location: Sao Sebastiao Time: Summary: One warm night in the summer of 1956, a wealthy, respected professor of Roman Law, Joao de Freitas Guimareaes, was out for a walk on the beach at Sao Sebastio when a huge disk-shaped craft–about 60 FT in diameter–landed on the beach. The disk was about 18 FT high and rested on a pawnshop-type landing gear of three balls. Two Continue Reading

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1956: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  Feb. 1956 Location: Nr. Fishguard, SW Wales Time: Evening Summary: A man considered in some circles to be the greatest test pilot of all time, Eric “Winkle” Brown, of the Royal Navy described a disc sighting he made in February 1956 (perhaps located in the vicinity of Fishguard, in SW Wales).  He was flying a deHavilland Vampire jet fighter, and could not climb to the saucer’s altitude or catch it. Source: Don Berliner Continue Reading

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1956: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Location: Not given Date: Spring 1956 Time: afternoon The six-year old witness had gone into some woods in order to relieve himself when he saw what he describes as a huge praying Mantis in front of him in the woods. It was sideways to him with its head turned looking straight at him. He was horrified almost sick to his stomach. Soon he heard his mom and others calling Continue Reading

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1956: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: April 3 1956 Location: Birmingham, Alabama Time: night Witnesses described a winged humanoid which resembled a ‘silver colored’ angel flying over a coal and iron plant and disappearing towards the North. It was again seen in the area on April 5. Source: G. E. Eberhart Date: April 4, 1956 Location: McKinney, Texas (BBU 4050) Time: 3:15 p.m. Summary:  Capt. Roy Hall, U.S. Army (Ret.), Charles Anderson and others saw fat, oblong, stationary Continue Reading

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1956: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Location: Rengo Valley, Argentina Date: May 1956 Time: unknown Independent witnesses reported encountering in an isolated mountainous area a tall hairy man-like figure that supposedly attacked them. A local farmer P Espinoza was confronted by tall hairy figure with long arms, wearing what appeared to be a leather loincloth. It ran into the woods when the witness resisted. No other information. Source: Fabio Picasso Date: May 1, 1956 Location: Continue Reading

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1956: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Location: Forest of Marsois Haute Marne France Date: Summer 1956 Time: 0700A The witness had been walking along a broad path in a wooded area searching for mushrooms when as she reached the vicinity of a local “dolmen” she caught sight of two short figures coming towards her on the path. The witness thought that these were children, so she walked towards them, but she suddenly halted, as the Continue Reading

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1956: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: July 1956 Location: Otterburn, Northumberland, England Time: morning Summary: A Mr. Stocker, wireless operator for the Territorial Army and a driver were traveling through open moorland in a Land Rover on a single-track road. As they crossed a bridge and ascended a slight hill, Stocker saw what looked like an elderly woman dressed in a long, gray coat and a shawl. She was standing on a sandy area Continue Reading

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1956: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August 1956: A UK Radar-Visual UFO Classic Location. Granja de Torrehermosa Badajoz Spain Date: August 1956 Time: 1400 Summary: About 20 small boys, including 5-year old CS, hear a loud noise and observed a bullet shaped object approaching from the NW at high speed; passing overhead, it turned east and descended to several meters above the ground, about 500 meters east of the boys. About 4 meters long and aluminum Continue Reading

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1956: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Location:  Falls City Nebraska Date:  Autumn 1956 Time: afternoon Summary: The witness was standing outside next to his pick up truck when he noticed something in the sky resembling a kite descending. As it came closer the witness realized that it was a strange winged creature almost 8 to 9 feet tall, flying about 15 feet above the ground. Its wings were silvery and polished and had multi colored Continue Reading

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1956: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   Oct. 1956 Location:  Oslo, Norway Time: Summary: Cat 3. Motorist felt “prickly sensation”, wristwatch magnetized when UFO flew in front of car and hovered over pad. Source: Location:  Krisitnehamn Varmland Sweden Date:  October 1956 Time: midnight Summary: Lyyli Nilsson was going home and had come a few blocks from her flat when somebody spoke to her, looking up into one of the lime trees besides the street she saw two persons Continue Reading

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1956: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   Early Nov. 1956 Location:  Malibu, Calif. Time: Summary: Flat oval object with three window-like markings on underside flew low, through searchlight beam. Source: UFOE, XII Location:  Mitchel Air Force Base New York Date:  Winter 1956 Time: 0100A Two hours after about 15 military personnel witnesses several luminous disc shaped objects cavorting over the area and the being chased away by jet fighters, two of the men were patrolling the grounds where some Continue Reading

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1956: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   Dec. 1956 Location:  South Florida Time: Summary: A large egg-shaped object was spotted on radar 65 miles SW of Miami at an altitude of 7,000 to 8,000 feet going about 4,000 mph. The observation was made by Donald Freestone, a radar expert for Pan American Airways. Six other Pan American radar experts confirmed his observation.  Source: Dan Wilson Date:    Dec. 1956 Location:  Far East, Asia Time: Summary: Cat. 3, 9. Air Force jet pilot tracked UFO Continue Reading

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1956: Unknown Date UFO & Alien Sightings

Location: Thornton Colorado Date: 1956 Time: unknown In a dream like state the witness found herself walking to school, when, at a corner, she found herself enveloped in a blue light. Next thing she knew she was surrounded by a group of human looking beings. They asked her if she wanted to visit their home and she agreed. She was then taken to a room, and sat in some Continue Reading

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