On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1956

Historical Events

  • Polish communist Gomulka freed from prison

Famous Birthdays

  • Dilip Vengsarkar, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1976-92)
  • Hal Willner, American music producer (Lost In The Stars: The Music of Kurt Weill; Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films; The Carl Stalling Project), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani batsman)
1956 Highlights

About April 6, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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