May 20, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane-Bikini Atoll
  • Jordan government of Samir resigns

Birthdays in History

  • Ingvar Ambjørnsen, Norwegian author
  • William Michaelian, American novelist and poet

Deaths in History

  • Max Beerbohm, caricturist/writer (Yet Again), dies