What Happened on October 8, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Don Larsen (NY Yankees) pitches only perfect World Series game vs Brooklyn

Famous Birthdays

  • Janice E Voss Ford, South Bend Ind, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 63, 83, 94)
  • Janice Voss, South Bend, Indiana, astronaut (shuttle radar topography mission), (d. 2012)
  • Jeff Lahti, American baseball player
  • Larry Crane, Seymour, Indiana, American rocker (John Mellencamp band)
  • Scott Michael Pellaton, barefoot water ski champ
  • Stephanie Zimbalist, actress (Remington Steele, Centennial), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Koster, literary (New noises), dies at 69