On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1956

Historical Events

  • 20 die in a train crash in Springer NM

Famous Birthdays

  • Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings), born in Uppsala, Sweden
  • Sandra Guibord, German actress (Donna-One Life to Live), born in West Germany
  • Steve Denton, American tennis player (world's fastest tennis serve-138 mph), born in Kingsville, Texas
1956 Highlights

About September 5, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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