What Happened on September 17, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Black students enter Clay Ky elementary school
  • Television is first broadcast in Australia.
  • Yanks clinch pennant #22 on Mantle's 50th homer of year

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Andreas, American writer, sculptor, painter and publisher
  • Thad Bosley. American major league baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Mildred E "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, (Olympic-gold-1932), dies at 42