On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1956

Historical Events

  • Iharos runs world record 10k (28:42.8)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division - "Transmission") (d. 1980)
  • Joe Satriani, American rock guitarist, born in Westbury, New York
  • Kathy Kreiner, Canadian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Toshihiko Seko, Japanese runner (world record 25/30 km)
1956 Highlights

About July 15, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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