On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1956

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Elvis Presley, wearing a tuxedo, appears on Steve Allen Show

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Ibrahim Hashiroe succeeds Said el-Moefti as premier of Jordan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Wakonda CC: Beverly Hanson wins by 4 strokes from Louise Suggs; second of her 3 major titles

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Ruck, American actor (Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Brian Sabean, American MLB executive (San Francisco Giants World Series 2010, 2012, 2014), born in Concord, New Hampshire
  • Kenneth Fuchs, American Grammy Award-winning classical composer, and college professor
  • Lorna Patterson, American actress (Airplane, Pvt Benjamin), born in Whittier, California
1956 Highlights

About July 1, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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