What Happened on March 23, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 18th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: SF beats Iowa 83-71
  • Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (National Day)
  • Sudan becomes independent

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Mitchell, British MP
  • José Manuel Barroso, Portuguese politician, president of the European Commission
  • Laura Thorne, chef (named one of 10 best American chefs)