1956 is a year in the 20th century.
- According to Czechoslovakian records, a man named Ivan Veles is born. This would actually be a cover identity for a demon who would later be known as "Wayne Weinsider." (TXF: "Terms of Endearment")
- A bat-like creature kills about five men in Montana. It is caught by a group of hunters, including Ernie and Myron Stefaniuk, and shipped off to be studied by the county coroner. It later escapes into the wildness. The murders would cease for 44 years. (TXF: "Patience")