On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1956

Historical Events

Sports History

Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)

  • USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Enzo Favata, Italian jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
1956 Highlights

About November 17, 1956

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

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray