What Happened on August 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • British government sends 3 aircraft carriers to Egypt
  • Dynamite transport explodes in Colombia; about 1200 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Kent V Rominger, Del Norte Colo, US Navy /astronaut (STS 73, 80, 85)