On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1956

Historical Events

Historic Event

Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Garrett, English graphic designer
  • Mani Ratnam, Indian film director, screenwriter and producer
  • Mark L Polansky, pilot/astronaut, born in Paterson, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Hersholt, Danish actor (Heidi, Greed, Men in White, Aryan), dies form cancer at 69
1956 Highlights

About June 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini