On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Sylvia, American country singer (Nobody), born in Kokoma, Indiana

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

NBA player Bill Russell (22) weds college sweetheart Rose Swisher

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell

LoveWedding of Interest

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser (26) weds Tamie Beggs (20)

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Barth, German-born American composer, dies at 59
1956 Highlights

About December 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius