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

About February 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford