On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1956

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLinda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton, American actress (Beauty & the Beast, Terminator films), born in Salisbury, Maryland

  • Steve Butler, American racing driver, born in Amarillo, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un Destin, Martin Luther), dies at 78
1956 Highlights

About September 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra