What Happened on December 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard King, basketball player (NY Knicks, NJ Nets)
  • Blagoi Blagoyev, Bulgaria, 82.5 kg weightlifer (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Herbert Groenemeyer, German rocker (OE, Luxus, Chaos, Spruenge)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Rodchenko, Russian painter and photographer, dies at 64