On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Soto, Dominican baseball player
  • Mel Harris [Mary Ellen], American actress (Hope-30 Something), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Lippens, Belgian governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80
1956 Highlights

About July 12, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer