What Happened on October 9, 1956

Historical Events

  • 10th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: All-Stars tie Montreal Canadiens, 1-1
  • Ernest Hemingway visits fellow writer Pío Baroja at his hospital bed shortly before the Spaniard's death

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Doro, American stage and film actress of the early silent film era (The Heart of Nora Flynn, The White Pearl), dies at 74
1956 Highlights

About October 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Lay Down Your Arms - Anne Shelton