On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1956

Historical Events

  • Morocco gains independence

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev says the phrase "we will bury you!" to Western ambassadors at a reception at the Polish embassy in Moscow

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura Lynch, American bluegrass and country musician and songwriter (Dixie Chicks, 1989-95), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Noel Brotherston, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1995)
  • Tony Franklin, NFL kicker (Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots)
  • Warren Moon, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Seahawks, Vikings)
1956 Highlights

About November 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio