On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Fulvio Melia, Italian-American physicist/astrophysicist and author, born in Gorizia, Italy
  • Isabel Pantoja, Spanish singer (Genio y Figura), born in Seville, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Woolson, last veteran US Union army, dies at 109