What Happened on April 21, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Music release#1 in the Charts

Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel", becomes #1

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Famous Birthdays

  • Phillip Longman, American demographer
  • Rick DeMont, US, 400m swimmer, drug disqualification (1972 Olympics)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles MacArthur, American writer (b. 1895)