On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1956

Historical Events

  • John Osborne's "Look Back in Anger" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Madrigali, soling sailor (Olymp-bronze-96), born in Walnut Creek, California
1956 Highlights

About May 8, 1956

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus