What Happened on April 1, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 10th Tony Awards: Diary of Anne Frank & Damn Yankees win
  • KPIC TV channel 4 in Roseburg, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Violent clashes in Algeria, kills at least 380

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter O'Toole, Irish pop bassist (Hothouse Flowers-People)