On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • International zone of Tangier returns to Morocco
  • NBC anchors Chet Huntley and David Brinkley first team up in "The Huntley–Brinkley Report"
  • Suez Crisis erupts into war as Israel invades the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula, to be followed by a planned airborne assault by France and Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilfredo Gómez, Puerto Rican boxer