Tag Archives: 1956

August 19th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1956, The Los Angeles Times reported on the recent expansion of Seal Beach’s borders. Seal Beach had increased from a one square mile beachside city to nine times that size by annexing some private property and … Continue reading

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June 27th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1956, the Long Beach Independent ran a story under the headline of “Burger Derby Entry Poop-out.” Fifteen year old Glenn Tuttle had attempted to eat twenty hamburgers at one sitting in front of the Seafarers Restaurant … Continue reading

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March 31st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1956, newspapers all across the country published a “Bugs Bunny” comic strip that leaves a minor Seal Beach historical mystery. “Sam’s Seafood” in Surfside is now called “Don the Beachcomber,” but there were  different versions of the … Continue reading

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