What Happened on September 2, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 7th Formula One WDC: Juan Manuel Fangio wins by three points
  • Collapse of a rail bridge under a train kills 120 (India)
  • Orioles trailing Red Sox 8-0 come back to win 11-10 in 9 innings
  • San Francisco cable line replaced by bus service

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Fusco, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
  • Mario Tremblay, Canadian hockey player and coach