What Happened on February 3, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Autherine Lucy admitted to University of Alabama, suspended 2/7 after a riot
  • Toni Sailor becomes 1st Olympic skier to sweep 3 alpine events

Famous Birthdays

  • John Jefferson, American football player
  • Lee Ranaldo, American musician (Sonic Youth)
  • Nathan Lane, Jersey NJ, actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie)
  • Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula

Famous Deaths

  • Émile Borel, French mathematician (b. 1871)
  • Johnny Claes, Belgian racing driver (b. 1916)