On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

6th NBA All Star Game, Rochester War Memorial Coliseum, NY: West beats East, 108-94; MVP: Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks, C

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit
  • 96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record)
  • An inquiry considers building homes in a war devastated area in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
  • Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (d. 1998)