What Happened on July 12, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Soto, Dominican baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1982, 83, 84 Cincinnati Reds), born in Baní, Dominican Republic
  • Mel Harris [Mary Ellen], American actress (Hope-30 Something), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Born in 1956

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? 67 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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