What Happened on October 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

  • James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Julio Pezua, Pervian-American jockey

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