Year 1956 in Sports History

Events in Sport

Sports Stars Married in 1956

  • Feb 14 MLB center fielder Willie Mays (24) weds Margherite Wendell Chapman in NYC, New York
  • May 12 NY Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner (25) weds Elizabeth Joan Zieg
  • Jun 6 Three-time Olympic Champion figure skater Sonja Henie (44) weds Norwegian shipping magnate and art patron Niels Onstad (47)

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