On This Day

October 1, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Zestienhoven airport at Rotterdam official opens

Birthdays in History

  • Gina Haspel, American intelligence officer, First female director of the US CIA, born in Ashland, Kentucky

Person of interestTheresa May

Theresa May, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2016-19), born in Eastbourne, England

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May