On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Sutter, Canadian NHL left wing, 1976-88 (St. Louis Blues), and coach, 1988-2004 (St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins, and 2 other teams), born in Viking, Alberta
  • 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

Clarence Birdseye

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

1956 Highlights

About October 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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