What Happened on July 18, 1956

Historical Events

  • Erno Gero succeeds Matyas R├íkosi as party leader of Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Audrey Landers [Hamburg], American actress and singer (Dallas; Chorus Line), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Razor Shines, American baseball player (Montreal Expos), born in Durham, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Kernkamp, Dutch minister of Colonies (Islam & Woman), dies at 57
1956 Highlights

About July 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Teenagers Featuring Frankie Lymon