September 8, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Harry Belafonte's album "Calypso" goes #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks

Birthdays in History

  • David Carr, American journalist (New York Times), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2015)

Deaths in History

  • Gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-45), dies at 84
  • Vital Celen, Flemish writer ('t Pastoorke van Vossendonck), dies at 69