On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1956

Historical Events

  • 23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.
  • 650,000 US steel workers go on strike
  • Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu, Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, South Africa, a soldier of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the ANC
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom McClintock, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in White Plains, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Giard, American baseball player (b. 1898)
1956 Highlights

About July 10, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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