On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1956

Historical Events

  • General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios
  • Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph)

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Alex-Anderson, American golfer (US Open 1982), born in West Sunbury, Pennsylvania
  • Mitchell Lichtenstein, American actor; son of Roy Lichtenstein
1956 Highlights

About March 10, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces