On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Magnuson, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Bernard Sumner [Albrecht], English rock guitarist, vocalist (Joy Division and New Order), born in Salford, England
  • Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91