On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1956

Historical Events

  • -5°F (-20.6°C) in Sicily
  • KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Jackson Ford Jr, NC, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976)
1956 Highlights

About February 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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