Historical Events on July 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"Hancock's Half Hour" premieres as a TV show starring Tony Hancock and Sid James, written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson

Comedian Tony Hancock
Tony Hancock
  • 63rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61)
  • Douglas Moore/John Latouche' opera "Ballad of Baby Doe," premieres
  • Fritz Moravec reaches the peak of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m).