On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Curry, American journalist
  • Eileen Marie Collins, Elmira NY, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 63, 84)
  • Glynnis O'Connor, American actress (California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe), born in NYC, New York
  • Ik-Hwan Bae, South Korean-American violinist (Bargemusic, 1982-95) and educator (Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, 1999-2014), born in Seoul, South Korea (d. 2014)
  • Scott Jacoby, actor (Bad Ronald, Return to Horror High), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Francis L Sullivan, British actor (Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Missing Rembrandt), dies from a lung ailment at 53
1956 Highlights

About November 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio