On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1956

Historical Events

Sports History

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Frank Robinson ties rookie record with his 38th HR

Baseball Record

New York Yankees Yogi Berra ties career record for HRs (236) by a catcher

  • Vladimir Kuts runs world record 10k (28:42.8)

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director (Bourne), born in Manhattan, New York

Famous Deaths

Billy Bishop

Billy Bishop, Canadian First World War flying ace, dies at 62

1956 Highlights

About September 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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