What Happened on July 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser announces plan to nationalize Suez Canal, initiating the "Suez Crisis"

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Hamill, Riverside Ct, figure skater (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Tommy Rich, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Miguel Bernal Jiminez, composer, dies at 46