What Happened on January 19, 1956

Historical Events

Sports History

Hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field

Famous Birthdays

  • Carman Licciardello, American Christian music singer, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Parthenon Huxley [Richard Miller], American rock guitarist, singer- songwriter and producer (ELO II; The Orchestra; P. Hux), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Dingle, American actor (The Little Foxes), dies at 68
1956 Highlights

About January 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford