On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1956

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship, Yankee Stadium, NYC: New York Giants beat Chicago Bears, 47-7; Giants' 4th NFL title

Famous Birthdays

  • Chéri Samba (Mbimba N'zinga), Congolese contemporary artist, born in Kinto M’Vuila, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Patricia Kalember, actress (Sisters)
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph, actress (Moesia, Designing Women)
  • Suzy Bogguss, singer (I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart), born in Aledo, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Draper, American actress and dramatist (The Italian Lesson), dies at 72
1956 Highlights

About December 30, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn