What Happened on January 12, 1956

Historical Events

  • FBi arrests 6 members of the Great Brink's robbery gang, 6 days before statute of limitations runs out

Famous Deaths

  • John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70
  • Norman Kerry, American actor (Air Eagles, Phantom of the Opera), dies at 61
1956 Highlights

About January 12, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets