On This Day

June 16, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 88th Belmont: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:29.8

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Oak Hill CC: Cary Middlecoff wins his second Open title, 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Julius Boros and Ben Hogan

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan