On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1956

Historical Events

  • US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
  • US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

Famous Birthdays

  • Ozzie Newsome, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph John Richards, American composer, dies at 77
1956 Highlights

About March 16, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces