On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1956

Historical Events

  • Black students enter Clay Ky elementary school
  • Television is first broadcast in Australia.
  • Yanks clinch pennant #22 on Mantle's 50th homer of year

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Andreas, American writer, sculptor, painter and publisher
  • Thad Bosley. American major league baseball player
1956 Highlights

About September 17, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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