What Happened on March 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Mr Wonderful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances
  • Death penalty against KPM-director Leon Jungschlaeger
  • Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis Jr premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Generosa Ammon, widow of Ted Ammon (d. 2003)
  • Lena Olin, actress (Enemies A Love Story), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Lyndsay Stephen, Donnybrook WA, Australian golfer

Famous Deaths

  • George A L Sarton, Belgian/US historian, dies at 71