On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow" premieres in London

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan
  • Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jersey City's Roosevelt Stadium
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Blue Hill CC: Masters champion Jack Burke Jr. wins his second major championship of the season, 3 & 2 over Ted Kroll

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Crist, Governor of Florida