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

Famous Deaths

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

About March 16, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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