On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1956

Historical Events

  • Paul-Henri Spaak appointed secretary-general of NATO

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanni Wenzel, German alpine ski racer (Olympic-2 gold-1980), born in Straubing, Bavaria, West Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Finnish politician (7th President of Finland 1946-56), dies at 86
1956 Highlights

About December 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius