On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game

Music release#1 in the Charts

Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel" reaches #1

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

Famous Birthdays

  • John Debney, American composer, born in Glendale, California
  • Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, American musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sandeep Patil, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman Great 174 v Adelaide 1981), born in Mumbai, India