On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1956

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

At Detroit's Briggs Stadium, Mickey Mantle hits 2 Billy Hoeft pitches into right center field bleachers (no else hits 1 there)

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Venezuelan Super Constellation crashes in NJ, 74 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Reid, English former footballer
1956 Highlights

About June 20, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini