On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1956

Historical Events

  • 6th NFL Pro Bowl, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 31-30; MVP: Ollie Matson, Baltimore Colts, RB

Appointment of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich appointed honorary member of Academia Santa Cecilia

  • KWAB TV channel 4 in Big Spring, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Mayawati, Indian politician, born in New Delhi, India
  • Paul Parker, English cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1981), born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Vera Sosulya, Soviet tobogganist (Olympic gold 1980)
1956 Highlights

About January 15, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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