On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1956

Historical Events

  • Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (National Day)
  • Sudan becomes independent

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Mitchell, British MP
  • José Manuel Barroso, Portuguese politician, president of the European Commission
  • Laura Thorne, chef (named one of 10 best American chefs)
1956 Highlights

About March 23, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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