What Happened on November 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games

NBA Guard Bill Sharman
NBA Guard
Bill Sharman

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence Gowan, Canadian singer (Styx)
  • Richard Kind, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, dies at 74
  • Vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies