On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Mexican drug lord (Ju├írez Cartel), born in Guamuchilito, Mexico (d. 1997)
  • Peter Farrelly, American film director

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Acuff, actor (Guns of Pecos), dies at 48
1956 Highlights

About December 17, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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