On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • David Sedaris, American essayist, born in Binghamton, New York
  • Gail Tatterson, WBL center (NY Stars)
  • Karen Smith, WBL forward (NY Stars)

Famous Deaths

  • Holmes Herbert, British actor (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Kiss), dies at 74
1956 Highlights

About December 26, 1956

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn