On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Smith, American country singer (Billy & Terry Smith), born in Reidsville, North Carolina
  • Ian Craig Marsh, English, rocker (The Human League, Heaven 17), born in Sheffield, England

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Young, American composer and orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
1956 Highlights

About November 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio