On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Egyptian President Nasser pledges to reconquer Palestine

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (d. 2007)
  • Jennifer Dale, Canadian actress
  • Martin Jol, Dutch football manager
  • Saadeddine Othmani, Moroccan politician and Prime Minister of Morocco (2017-present), born in Inezgane, Morocco
  • Wayne Daniel, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1976-84)