On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1956

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA wrestling champion

Professional Wrestler Lou Thesz
Professional Wrestler
Lou Thesz

Famous Birthdays

  • Eve de Castro-Robinson, New Zealand classical composer (Other Echoes; A Chaos Of Delight), and educator, born in London, England
  • Kevin Savigar, British session and touring keyboard player, songwriter, and record producer (Rod Stewart), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Aino Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales), dies at 78
1956 Highlights

About November 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio