On This Day

June 8, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Lim Yem Hock forms Singapore government
  • Richard B. Fitzgibbon, Jr. killed by another USAF airman in Vietnam, becoming the first American killed in the Vietnam War

Deaths in History

  • Marie Laurencin, French painter, dies at 72
1956 in History