What Happened on June 16, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 56th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 281 at Oak Hill CC NY
  • 88th Belmont: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:29.8

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

British Poet and Poet Laureate Ted Hughes marries American writer and poet (The Bell Jar) Sylvia Plath at St George the Martyr Holborn, London.

Poet Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes
Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath