On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1956

Historical Events

  • After going bankrupt in 1955, the American national broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena

Famous Birthdays

  • Stepfanie Kramer, American actress (Claudia-We Got it Made, Hunter), born in Los Angeles, California
1956 Highlights

About August 6, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo