On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1956

Historical Events

  • US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
  • US Methodist church disallows racial separation

Famous Birthdays

  • David Rhodes, English guitarist (Random Hold), born in London
1956 Highlights

About May 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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