On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1956

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Bauer, Cuban-American actor (Scarface, Thief of Hearts), born in Havana, Cuba
1956 Highlights

About December 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius