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
  • 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), born in Breda, Netherlands
1956 Highlights

About January 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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