What happened this day in history December 12, 1956

What are the important events that happened on December 12, 1956? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 12, 1956: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 12, 1956 is the 347th day of the year 1956 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 19 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 29, 1956 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatetracontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $228.32. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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December 12, 1956 Historical Events

  • 1956
    Beginning of the Irish Republican Army’s “Border Campaign”.

Who were born on December 12, 1956?

  • 1956
    Johan van der Velde, Dutch cyclist

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