On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1956

Historical Events

Sports History

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

  • "Oh! Susanna" debuts on CBS-TV
  • Yanks Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd HR of season

Famous Birthdays

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

Sebastian Coe

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

  • 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? 65 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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