What Happened on September 22, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • David Krakauer, American Grammy Award-winning klezmer, jazz and classical clarinetist (Klezmer Madness!), born in New York City
  • Debby Boone, American singer (You Light Up My Life), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer (Rats & Star)
Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy (1877-1956)

English radiochemist and Nobel laureate (radioactive substances, isotopes), dies at 79

1956 Highlights

About September 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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