October 1, 1956 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • American jockey Johnny Heckmann becomes first to ride 7 winners at Hawthorne Race Course at Stickney/Cicero near Chicago, Illinois

Birthdays in Sport

  • Leslie Burr-Howard, equestrian show jumper (Olympic silver 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36