On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1956

Historical Events

  • Bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated
  • German war criminals Hinrichsen, Ruhl, Siebens and Viebahn freed
  • Hudsonville-Standale Tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Miljković, Serbian TV and theatre director, writer and lecturer, born in Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Miguel Bose, Panamanian-born Spanish singer and actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot), born in Panama City
  • Ray Combs, American comedian and TV host (Family Feud, 1988-94), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • T Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed
1956 Highlights

About April 3, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries