On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1956

Historical Events

  • WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Anura Ranasinghe, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman in 3 Tests 1982), born in Kalatura, Sri Lanka
  • Chris Carter, American television producer (The X-Files), born in Bellflower, California

Famous Weddings

Roger Maris

MLB player Roger Maris (22) weds high school sweetheart Pat Carvell at St. Anthony Padua Church

1956 Highlights

About October 13, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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