On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1956

Historical Events

  • "Fanny" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 888 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Nina Hamnett, Welsh artist and writer, dies at 66
1956 Highlights

About December 16, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius