On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1956

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"I Love Mickey" by Mickey Mantle & Teresa Brewer peaks at #87

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • "Oh! Susanna" debuts on CBS-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • James Donald Halsell Jr, American retired USAF officer and astronaut (STS 65, 74, 83, 94), born in West Monroe, Louisiana

Person of interestSebastian Coe

Sebastian Coe, British 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England

1500m Runner Sebastian Coe
1500m Runner
Sebastian Coe
  • Suzzy Roche, American singer (The Roches), writer and actress, born in Park Ridge, New Jersey
1956 Highlights

About September 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra