What Happened on July 1, 1956

Historical Events

  • Ibrahim Hashiroe succeeds Said el-Moefti as premier of Jordan

Sports History

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

1956 History

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
  • Ulf Larsson, Swedish stage and television comedian, actor, and director, born in Bromma, Sweden (d. 2006)
Born in 1956

About July 1, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I'll Be Home - Pat Boone