What Happened on June 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Stone, American singer

Famous Deaths

  • Lulu [Luise] Strauss und Torney, German poet/writer, dies at 82

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Thomas J. Watson, Sr., American businessman (Chairman and CEO of IBM, 1914-1956), dies at 87

Businessman and Entrepreneur Thomas J. Watson
Businessman and Entrepreneur
Thomas J. Watson