What Happened on October 3, 1956

Historical Events

  • Sal Maglie pitches a complete game as Brooklyn Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 6-3 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Ebbets Field; Yankees win series, 4-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Hart Bochner, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Peter Frechette, American actor (Paint it Black, George-Profiler), born in Warwick, Rhode Island
1956 Highlights

About October 3, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Lay Down Your Arms - Anne Shelton