On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1956

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arnold Schoenberg's "Modern Psalm" premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, FL (NBC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Blackmon, rocker (Cameo-Alligator Woman)
  • LaToya Jackson, American singer and model (If You Feel the Funk), posed for Playboy, born in Gary, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Christusverwachting), dies at 65
  • Hermann Abendroth, German conductor (Gewandhausorkest), dies at 73
1956 Highlights

About May 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini