On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bell X-2 sets Unofficial manned aircraft altitude record 126,000'+

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron Stevenson, British footballer (Leeds United), born in Llanelli, Wales (d. 2007)
  • Diane Warren, American songwriter (Music of My Heart), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Michael Feinstein, American pianist (Isn't It Romantic), born in Columbus, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Burgess Fry, English cricketer, dies at 84