On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregory J. Harbaugh, American astronaut (STS 39, 54, 71, 82), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Michael Cooper, American NBA star (LA Lakers), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88
1956 Highlights

About April 15, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Poor People Of Paris - Winifred Atwell