On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Sebastian Coe, British 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England
  • Suzzy Roche, rocker (Roches)