What Happened on June 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Speech by Khrushchev criticising Stalin made public

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hockenberry, American journalist
  • John Treacy, marathonr (Olympics-silver-1984)
  • Keith David, American actor
  • Martin Adams, English darts player
  • Terry Kennedy, baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Katherine MacDonald, American actress (b. 1881)
  • Max Kowalski, composer, dies at 73