On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1956

Historical Events

  • Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Joe Cronin & Hank Greenberg inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin
  • The Loi Cadre is passed by the French Republic in order to order French overseas territory affairs
1956 Highlights

About July 23, 1956

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo