On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1956

Historical Events

  • 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Culberson, American attorney and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Kenji Mizoguchi, Japanese film director (b. 1898)
1956 Highlights

About August 24, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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