On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • German Democratic Republic (East Germany) forms own army (National People's Army)

Famous Birthdays

  • George Mark Collie, American country singer (Another Old Soldier), born in Waynesboro Tennessee
  • Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist & keyboardist (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire