What Happened on January 20th, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

Buddy Holly records "Blue Days Black Night" in Nashville

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bill Maher, New York New York, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect)

Political Commentator and Comedian Bill Maher
Political Commentator and Comedian
Bill Maher
  • John McNally, Naha Okinawa, US rapid fire pistol (Oly-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • John Phillips Naber, Evanston Ill, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold/silver-76)
  • Maria Larsson, Swedish politician