On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1956

Historical Events

  • Emergency crisis in North Ireland proclaimed after IRA strikes
  • KGW TV channel 8 in Portland, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WRAL TV channel 5 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 Highlights

About December 15, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius