What Happened on August 12, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • KOTI TV channel 2 in Klamath Falls, OR (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA World Golf Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Greenwood, actor (Spy, Another Chance, Malibu Bikini Shop)
  • Sidath Wettimuny, Sri Lanka cricket opener (190 v England Lords 1984)
  • Terry Taylor, [Paul Klause], wrestler (WCW/WWF/NWA, Red Rooster)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Rand