On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1956

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
1956 Highlights

About July 24, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo