What Happened on April 4, 1956

Historical Events

  • Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Harris, American jazz singer and guitarist (Cross That River; Kate's Soulfood), born in Harlem, New York City
  • David E. Kelley, American writer and TV producer (Picket Fences, Chicago Hope), born in Waterville, Maine
  • Evelyn Hart, Canadian prima ballerina (Royal Winnipeg Ballet), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tom Herr, American baseball player, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • William Joseph Burns, American Diplomat and government official (Director of the CIA 2021-), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
1956 Highlights

About April 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: It's Almost Tomorrow - Dream Weavers