On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1956

Historical Events

Television Finale

"Johnny Carson Show" TV Variety last airs on CBS-TV

Music History

RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records


Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Miller, American ice hockey center (47 games USA; Boston Bruins, Colorado Rockies, LA Kings), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 2020)

Famous Weddings

Boris Yeltsin

Russian President Boris Yeltsin (25) weds Naina Girina (24)

Famous Deaths

William Boeing

William Boeing, American aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company, dies at 74

1956 Highlights

About September 28, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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