On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1956

Historical Events

  • French government routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis

Famous Birthdays

  • GG [Jesus Christ] Allin, American punk rock singer, born in Lancaster, New Hampshire (d. 1993)
1956 Highlights

About August 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo