What Happened on March 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Morocco tears up the Treaty of Fez, declares independence from France

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cowsill, rock drummer (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Mark Evans, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Merkle, American baseball figure (b. 1888)