On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1956

Historical Events

  • First modern container ship, the Ideal X, leaves Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Koo Stark [Kathleen Dee-Anne], American photographer and actress (Emily), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Arnold, American actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66
1956 Highlights

About April 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus