On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1956

Historical Events

  • First ascent of Manaslu, the world's eighth-highest mountain in the Nepalese Himalayas by Japanese climbers Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu

Historic Event

War Reparations and Peace Settlement between Philippines and Japan was finally signed at MalacaƱang Palace under Magsaysay administration

Famous Birthdays

  • Wendy Crewson, Canadian actress (Saving Hope), born in Hamilton, Ontario
1956 Highlights

About May 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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