On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1956

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus

Famous Birthdays

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

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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


1956 Highlights

About October 28, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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