On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mike Shipley, Australian audio engineer (Paper Airplane), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestClarence Birdseye

Clarence Birdseye, American inventor and founder of the modern frozen food industry (Birdseye), dies of a heart attack at 69