Historical Events on July 20, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • France recognizes Tunisian independence
  • Great Britain refuses to lend Egypt money to build Aswan Dam
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford