On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1956

Historical Events

  • Egypt & Israel agree to a cease fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Kathryn Holbrook, American actress (Another World), born in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • David Edwards, American golfer (US Masters 1984 3rd; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Neosho, Missouri
  • Eric Roberts, American actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • John James, American actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Melody Thomas Scott, American actress (Nikki-Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress (Noorie), born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

US film actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco in a civil ceremony in Monaco

Actress Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
Prince of Monaco Rainier III
Prince of Monaco
Rainier III

1956 Highlights

About April 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries