What Happened on February 1, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking
  • Hayes Alan Jenkins leads only US sweep of Olympic men's figure skating medals at the Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Games; Ronald Robertson wins silver with bronze to Jenkins' younger brother, David
  • WSAV TV channel 3 in Savannah, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Brahmanandam, Indian film actor & comedian, born in Sattenapalle, India
  • Exene Cervenka, American musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mike Kitchen, Canadian ice hockey player & coach, born in Newmarket, Canada