On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1956

Historical Events

  • Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Patricia Cornwell, American author (Kay Scarpetta crime novels), born in Miami, Florida
1956 Highlights

About June 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini