On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • World Trade Center dedicated in Ferry Building, San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Buck Showalter, American baseball player and manager
  • Mark Shaw, New Zealand rugby footballer
  • Ursula Plassnik, Austrian politician and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2004-8), born in Klagenfurt, Austria