What happened this day in history January 16, 1956

What are the important events that happened on January 16, 1956? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 16, 1956: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 16, 1956 is the 16th day of the year 1956 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 350 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 3, 1956 – a Monday. 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 ‘hexadecagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $220.04. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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January 16, 1956 Historical Events

  • 1956
    President Gamal Abdal Nasser of Egypt vows to reconquer Palestine.

Who were born on January 16, 1956?

  • 1956
    Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1956
    Jennifer Dale, Canadian actress
  • 1956
    Martin Jol, Dutch football manager

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