On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Bartlett, American animator
  • Jim Talent, Des Peres, Missouri, American politician (Rep-R-Missouri)

Person of interestMartina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova, Czech/American tennis player (18 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

1956 Highlights

About October 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra