On This Day

October 8, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in History

  • Janice Voss, American astronaut (shuttle radar topography mission), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • Scott Michael Pellaton, barefoot water ski champ

Deaths in History

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