What Happened on July 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Jerry Hall, Mesquite Tx, model/Mrs Mick Jagger (Batman, Freejack)
  • Leslie Reid, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia