On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1956

Historical Events

  • Gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header
  • WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Felt, American jazz tuba and euphonium player, composer, and bandleader, born in Royal Oak, Michigan (d. 2011)
  • Tim Simpson, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles, born in Atlanta, Georgia
1956 Highlights

About May 6, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: No Other Love - Ronnie Hilton