What Happened on September 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st prefrontal lobotomy performed in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Penny, actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake & the Fatman), born in London, England
  • Kostas Karamanlis, Greek prime-minister
  • Lefteris Zagoritis, Greek politician
  • Ray Wilkins, English former footballer and captain of the National Soccer Team, born in Hillingdon, England (d. 2018)

Famous Weddings

  • British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (26) marries 1st wife actress Vivien Merchant (27)