On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1956

Historical Events

  • WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall, British Canadian actress (Mannequin, Sex and the City), born in Liverpool, England

Famous Weddings

Archie Moore

Boxing champ Archie Moore (42) weds model Joan Hardy in Ensenada, Mexico

1956 Highlights

About August 21, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo