On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1956

Historical Events

  • 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Langan, British sound engineer, record producer, and musician (The Art of Noise, 1983-86), born in Surrey, England
  • Sue Barker, British tennis player (French Open 1976), born in Paignton, England

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

American actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III (in Church)

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

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Robert Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
  • Leon N H Jungschlaeger, head milt intelligence Neth-Indies, dies at 52
  • Lionel K P "Buster" Crabb, British diver (WWII), dies at 47
1956 Highlights

About April 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries