On This Day

October 15, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • First plane to land safely on water - Pan Am Flight 6 San Francisco to Honolulu, all 24 passengers and 7 crew survive
  • Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
  • William J. Brennan, Jr. is appointed to US Supreme Court