Tuesday 28 February 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Doctor at Sea, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1956 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Francis Hughes: PIRA volunteer (d. 1981).
- Terry Leahy: English businessman.
- Guy Maddin: Canadian director screenwriter and cinematographer.
- Jimmy Nicholl: Canadian-born Northern Ireland international footballer and manager.
- Penny Sackett: Australian astronomer.
- Mike Tenay: American wrestling commentator
- Jens Wendelboe: Norwegian trombonist and orchestra leader
- Carole Ksiazenicer-Matheron: French professor of literature at 'Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3.'
- Jeanne Mas: French singer of the eighties (disco electro-pop). "Toute première fois" was an instant success in 1984 through France and the UK. This single was sold at 900000 copies.
- Emile Buisson: French criminal, a gang leader sentenced to death and executed in France.
- 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott, Massachusetts
- Thirteen die in a train crash in Swampscott, Massachusetts, USA.
- Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory.
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