What Happened on December 6, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela & 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Buck, US pop guitarist (REM-Murmur)
  • Randy Rhoads, Heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Dr. Bhimji Ramji Ambedkar, Indian Minister of Law and architect of The Constitution of India (b. 1891)