On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1956

Historical Events

  • 22nd Orange Bowl: #1 Oklahoma beats #3 Maryland, 20-6
  • 22nd Sugar Bowl: #7 Georgia Tech beats #11 Pittsburgh, 7-0
  • 42nd Rose Bowl: #2 Michigan State beats #4 UCLA, 17-14
  • Poujadists/communists win French parliamentary elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Lynda Barry, American cartoonist
1956 Highlights

About January 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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