On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Larysa Kuzmenko, Canadian concert pianist, and composer, of Ukrainian heritage (Memoriam for the Victims of Chornobyl; Golden Harvest), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Lazar Ristovski, Serbian keyboardist (Smak and Bijelo Dugme), born in Novi Pazar, Yugoslavia (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Korda, English movie producer (Henry VIII), dies at 62
1956 Highlights

About January 23, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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