On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Crazy Arms" single released by Ray Price - his 1st no.1 (Billboard Song of the Year 1956)
  • The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Famous Birthdays

  • Balwinder Singh Sandhu, cricketer (Sikh pace bowler 1983 World Cup)
  • Mark Todd, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996)
  • Timothy Daly, American actor (Joe-Wings, Diner, Made in Heaven), born in Sufferin, New York