On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1956

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Stone, American singer

Famous Deaths

  • Lulu [Luise] Strauss und Torney, German poet/writer, dies at 82

Person of interestThomas J. Watson

Thomas J. Watson, Sr., American businessman (Chairman and CEO of IBM, 1914-1956), dies at 87

Businessman Thomas J. Watson
Businessman
Thomas J. Watson

1956 Highlights

About June 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini