What happened this day in history April 26, 1956

What are the important events that happened on April 26, 1956? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 26, 1956: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 26, 1956 is the 117th day of the year 1956 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 249 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 13, 1956 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecaheptagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $10,678.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 26, 1956 Historical Events

  • 1956
    First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas.

Who were born on April 26, 1956?

  • 1956
    Koo Stark, American actress

Who died on April 26, 1956?

  • 1956
    Edward Arnold, American actor (b. 1890)

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