What Happened on August 23, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Floer, German mathematician (Floer homology), born in Duisburg, Germany (d. 1991)
  • David Wolf, American astronaut (STS 58, sk: 89/91), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Skipp Sudduth, American actor (Third Watch), born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • Valgerd Svarstad Haugland, Norwegian politician, born in Kvam, Norway
Born in 1956
1956 Highlights

About August 23, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Whatever Will Be Will Be - Doris Day