On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1956

Historical Events

  • A concrete girder weighing 200 tons kills 48 in Karachi, Pakistan.
  • France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank DiPino, American baseball player
1956 Highlights

About October 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra