October 6, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Dmitri Shostakovitch's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad
  • Dr Albert Sabin discovers oral polio vaccine

Birthdays in History

  • Kathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist

Weddings in History

  • South African politician "Kobie" Coetsee marries Helena E Malan