October 8, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in History

  • Janice E Voss Ford, South Bend Ind, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 63, 83, 94)
  • Janice Voss, South Bend, Indiana, astronaut (shuttle radar topography mission), (d. 2012)
  • Scott Michael Pellaton, barefoot water ski champ

Deaths in History

  • Dirk Koster, literary (New noises), dies at 69