What Happened on April 17, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns
  • Premium Savings Bonds introduced in Great Britain
  • USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves
  • Willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament

Famous Birthdays

  • Faye Young, WBL forward (NY Stars, NJ Stars)
  • Kaye Young, WBL forward (NY Stars, NJ Stars)
  • Pillow, [Therese Joan Bell], California, bodybuilder (Gold Classic 1983)