What Happened on April 27, 1956

Historical Events

  • Burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election

Sports History

Undefeated world heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano, retires from the ring

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Harvey, American musician (House of Freaks), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2006)
1956 Highlights

About April 27, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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