For archive (Updated on February 19, 2019)
- Three students from St. Peter’s High School stood First, Second and Joint Third in the Matriculation examination of 1956.
- Than Myint (Harry, later Ph.D. in Physics) from St. Paul’s High School was Joint Third.
Sixth Buddhist Council
- The Sixth Buddhist Council ended after reaffirming the Tipitaka and selected Commentaries.
- The reaffirmed texts were translated into Burmese.
- Both Pali and Burmese Tipitaka Texts were published.
- Sayadaw U Silandananda and team were assigned to compile and publish the Tipitaka Pali-Burmese Dictionary.
- RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club) invited CURC (Calcutta University Rowing Club) and CLC (Calcutta Lake Club) to the Annual Regatta.
- The Prime Minister’s Challenge Cup for Inter-Club Coxed Fours was competed by the teams from RUBC, CURC and CLC.
- The President’s Challenge Cup for Inter-Club Coxed Eights was competed by the teams of RUBC and CURC-CLC combined.