What Happened on December 20th, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra
  • Montgomery, Ala, removed race-based seat assignments on its buses

Famous Birthdays

  • Blanche Baker, actress/Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ramon Carrillo, Argentine neuroscientist and Public Health minister (b. 1906)