On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1956

Historical Events

  • 30 people die in a train crash in Los Angeles
  • Canadian Football Council forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Riley, American rock drummer (L.A. Guns; W.A.S.P.), born in Revere, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
1956 Highlights

About January 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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