What Happened on December 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "New Faces of 1956" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • Colo is born, the first gorilla to be bred in captivity at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Columbus Ohio
  • Last British & French troops leave Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcy Hanson, playmate (Oct, 1978), born in Galveston, Texas