On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Gillian [Marucha] Bradshaw, American sci-fi author (Hawk of May)
  • Steve Hogarth, Kendal England, vocals (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Willem Pieter Peereboom, Dutch editor in chief (Haarlem Newspaper), dies at 64
1956 Highlights

About May 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus