What Happened on March 9, 1956

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested & exiled to Seychelles
  • Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England

Famous Birthdays

  • David Willetts, English Conservative Party politician, born in Birmingham, England
  • Mark Dantonio, American football coach for Michigan State University, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Shashi Tharoor, Indian politician and diplomat (United Nations Under-Secretary General), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Amanda Aldridge, British opera singer, pianist, teacher, and composer of parlour songs and light orchestral pieces music, dies at 89
1956 Highlights

About March 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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