What Happened on November 7, 1956

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise Jannah [Zeefuik], Suriname-Dutch jazz singer (Farmer's Market), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Judy Tenuta, American stand-up comedienne and accordion player, born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2022)

Famous Deaths

  • Una Mae Carlisle, American jazz pianist and singer ("Walkin' By The River"), dies of pneumonia at 40
1956 Highlights

About November 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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