On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1956

Historical Events

  • AL plans to test automatic intentional walk during spring training
  • Soviet Union beats Canada, 2-0 at Cortina d'Ampezzo to clinch their first ever Olympic ice hockey gold medal; US takes silver, Canada bronze

Famous Deaths

  • Leendert Antonie Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA), dies at 56
  • Peder Gram, Danish composer, dies at 74
1956 Highlights

About February 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius