On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1956

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin
  • 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 jazz singer ("Lovers Until the End"), born in Breda, Netherlands
1956 Highlights

About January 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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