What Happened on June 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Charles Dumas makes 1st high jump over 7' (2.13 m)-LA, Calif
  • Dutch PM Drees refuses resignation of queen Juliana (Greet Hofmans)
  • US Federal interstate highway system act signed

Famous Birthdays

  • Pedro Guerrero, baseball player
  • Pedro Santana Lopes, former Prime Minister of Portugal

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (30) weds for 3rd time playwright Arthur Miller (40) at White Plains Court House in White Plains, New York

Actress Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Playwright Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller

Famous Deaths

  • Johan[nes F] Bakker Jr, actor, dies at 62