On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1956

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand

Radio and TV Personality Dick Clark
Radio and TV Personality
Dick Clark

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestTom Hanks

Tom Hanks, American actor (Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks

1956 Highlights

About July 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer