On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Jorge ChaminĂ©, Portuguese operatic baritone, born in Porto, Portugal
  • Lars von Trier, Danish film director (Dancer in the Dark), born in Kongens Lyngby

Famous Deaths

  • Alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
1956 Highlights

About April 30, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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