Sunday 2 September 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Angelo Fusco and Paul Goodwin.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hey, Jeannie!.
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- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Angelo Fusco: Northern Irish Provisional Irish Republican Army member.
- Paul Goodwin: English oboe player and conductor.
- Mario Tremblay: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Orioles trailing Red Sox 8-0 come back to win 11-10 in 9 innings
- Washington-Jackson cable line replaced by bus service
- Collapse of a railroad bridge under a train kills 120 in India.
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