On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Beatrice Ask, Swedish politician (Moderate Party), born in Sveg, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist and composer (Stabat mater), dies at 59
  • Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music composer (Levensschets), dies at 78
1956 Highlights

About April 20, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus