What Happened on August 6, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena
  • Dumont TV Network (WABD NY) dissolves due to financial constraints after a 10 year run

Famous Birthdays

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