What Happened on January 15, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
  • Dmitri Shostakovitch appointed honorary member of Academia Santa Cecilia
  • KWAB TV channel 4 in Big Spring, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 31-30

Famous Birthdays

  • Mayawati, Indian politician
  • Paul Parker, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1981)
  • Vera Sosulya, USSR, toboggan (Olympic-gold-1980)