On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Chen Kenichi [Ken'ichi Azuma], Japanese celebrity chef, "The Szechuan Sage" (Iron Chef Chinese), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Chen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef, born in Tokyo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84
  • Mistinguett [Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois], French actress and singer (Moulin Rouge star), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 80