What Happened on September 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red Frank Robinson ties rookie record with his 38th HR
  • Vladimir Kuts runs world record 10k (28:42.8)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yanks Yogi Berra ties career record for HRs (236) by a catcher

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Billy Bishop, Canadian First World War flying ace, dies at 62

Canadian First World War Flying Ace Billy Bishop
Canadian First World War Flying Ace
Billy Bishop