What Happened on November 6, 1956

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Dwight D. Eisenhower is re-elected President of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate Adlai Stevenson

  • Netherlands and Spain withdraw from Olympics in protest against Soviet actions in the Hungarian Revolution
  • Suez Crisis: British Royal Marines storm Port Said in Egypt amid growing domestic and international opposition to the Anglo-French-Israeli military operation
1956 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Wood, Australian cricket batsman (59 Tests, 9 x 100, HS 172; 83 ODIs, 3 x 100; WA CA), born in East Fremantle, Australia
Born in 1956

About November 6, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: A Woman In Love - Frankie Laine