March 20, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • E Ochab succeeds Beirut as 1st secretary of Polish CP
  • Mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (USSR) explodes
  • Tunisia gains independence from France
  • Union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp
  • USSR performs nuclear test

Birthdays in History

  • Phillip Oppenhein, British MP