What Happened on December 13, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Anastasia" comeback film for Ingrid Bergman is released in the US, role wins Bergman Academy Award for Best Actress.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000. Robinson will retire rather than be traded.

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson

Famous Birthdays

  • Dale Berra, baseball infeilder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)
  • Majida El Roumi, Lebanese singer
  • Phillip Gregory Hubbard, Canton Oh, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976)