On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1956

Historical Events

  • France raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • James Lofton, American NFL wide receiver (Bills, Packers, Raiders), born in Fort Ord, California
1956 Highlights

About July 5, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer