On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1956

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow

President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary Josip Broz Tito
President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary
Josip Broz Tito

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? 64 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini