On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1956

Historical Events

  • Jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad

Music releaseMusic Single

Little Richard releases single "Tutti Frutti"

Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer Little Richard
Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer
Little Richard

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Heppner, Canadian tenor, and broadcaster, born in Murrayville, British Columbia
  • √Čtienne Daho, French singer-songwriter, born in Oran, Algeria

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried Frederick Nadel, Austrian-British anthropologist (Nuba), dies at 52
1956 Highlights

About January 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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