On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1956

Historical Events

  • "New Faces of 1956" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • Colo is born, the first gorilla to be bred in captivity at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Last British & French troops leave Egypt
1956 Highlights

About December 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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