On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1956

Historical Events

  • 1st Pakistan v Australia Test 95 runs scored on 1st day
  • AL President Will Harridge bars Washington Senators move to West Coast, unless unanimously approved by the other AL owners
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicanor Frutos, 47th President of Paraguay (2003-08), born in Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
1956 Highlights

About October 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Lay Down Your Arms - Anne Shelton