On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1956

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Wyndorf, American rock singer (Monster Magnet), born in Red Bank, New Jersey

Person of interestMahmoud Ahmadinejad

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran (2005-13), born in Aradan, Iran

Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

1956 Highlights

About October 28, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio