What Happened on January 29, 1956

Historical Events

  • Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame" premieres in Zurich

Famous Deaths

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

American newspaperman and critic (Prejudices, Smart Set), dies at 75

1956 Highlights

About January 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford