What Happened on March 16, 1956

Historical Events

Sports History

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)
  • Vladimír Godár, Slovak contemporary classical music and film music composer, born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)
Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph John Richards, American composer, dies at 77

About March 16, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: It's Almost Tomorrow - Dream Weavers