On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1956

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia
  • Louisville Ky public schools integrates
  • WSYE (now WETM) TV channel 18 in Elmira-Corning, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Fingers [John Moylett], Irish rocker (Boomtown Rats - "I Don't Like Mondays"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Johnny Hickman, American rock guitarist (Cracker), born in Redlands, California
1956 Highlights

About September 10, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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