On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


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Hank Greenberg & Joe Cronin are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • Porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR
  • VII Winter Olympic Games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Lisa Boray, [Schulte Nordholt], Dutch singer (Lovers Until the End)
  • Simon Howard, English large landowner (Castle Howard)