On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1956

Historical Events

  • 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Soviet movement in Budapest, Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • James Honeyman-Scott, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Pretenders), born in Hereford, Herefordshire, England (d. 1982)
  • Jeff Watson, American rock guitarist (Night Ranger), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater), born in New York
1956 Highlights

About November 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio