On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Sinofsky, American documentary film director (Brother's Keeper), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph DePalma, Italian-American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1915; American AAA National Dirt Track C'ship 1908-11), dies of cancer at 73
1956 Highlights

About March 31, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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