On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1956

Historical Events

  • Philips broadcasts 1st Dutch color TV programs

Sports History

Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Jean Béliveau has a goal and 2 assists as Montreal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 3-2 for a 4-1 series win

NHL Legend Jean Béliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Béliveau

Famous Deaths

  • Bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66
  • Clarence Beaumont, 1st batter in 1st World Series, dies at 75
  • Jozef Szulc, Polish composer, dies at 81
1956 Highlights

About April 10, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries