What Happened on August 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

US President Eisenhower and VP Richard Nixon renominated by Republican convention in San Francisco

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Lloyd, South African jockey based in Australia, born in Durban
  • Paul Molitor, infielder (Mn Twins, 1993 World Series MVP), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Peter Taylor, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-92)