On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1956

Historical Events

United <b>Nations</b>United Nations

Suez Crisis ends with a ceasefire as the United Nations Emergency Force is established at instigation of Canadian diplomat Lester B. Pearson and UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld

Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson
Prime Minister of Canada
Lester B. Pearson

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise Jannah [Zeefuik], Suriname-Dutch jazz singer (Farmer's Market), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40
1956 Highlights

About November 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio