On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1956

Historical Events

  • French government routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis

Famous Birthdays

  • (Jesus Christ) "G.G." 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? 65 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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