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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay

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? 64 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus