On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1956

Historical Events

  • Ceylon's Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP), led by S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike wins the general elections in a landslide

Famous Birthdays

  • Diamond Dallas Page, American professional wrestler, born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey
1956 Highlights

About April 5, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries