On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1956

Historical Events

  • Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Weinberg, Russian-born Jewish composer, dies at 77
  • Leo Baeck, President of World Union for Progressive Judaism, dies at 83
1956 Highlights

About November 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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