What Happened on October 31, 1956

Historical Events

  • Britain and France join Israeli forces in Egypt and begin to bomb Egypt to reopen Suez Canal
  • Brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service
  • Rear Adm GJ Dufek becomes 1st American to land an airplane at South Pole
1956 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Lago, Swedish Social Democratic politician, born in Jönköping, Sweden
  • Charles Moore, British editor-in-chief (Sunday Telegraph), born in Hastings, Sussex, England
Born in 1956

About October 31, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: A Woman In Love - Frankie Laine