January 29, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • F Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame" premieres in Zurich

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

H[enry] L[ouis] Mencken, US essayist/critic (Smart Set), dies at 75

Journalist and Critic H. L. Mencken
Journalist and Critic
H. L. Mencken