On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1956

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Enwetak

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Connelly, American crime writer (Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch novels), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1956 Highlights

About July 21, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer