June 6, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • David Marshall, Singapore's first Chief Minister, resigns.

Birthdays in History

  • Jay C Buckey, American physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90), born in NYC, New York

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Hiram Bingham, American Archaeologist (Incan site of Machu Picchu), dies at 80

Archaeologist and Explorer Hiram Bingham
Archaeologist and Explorer
Hiram Bingham