On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1956

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"The Searchers" American western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Natalie Wood is released

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford
  • NZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Delany, American actress (Colleen McMurphy-China Beach, Exit to Eden), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon, American business executive and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, born in NYC, New York

CEO of JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon
CEO of JPMorgan Chase
Jamie Dimon

1956 Highlights

About March 13, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces