Plummeting over Moscow's Tushino Airfield, Soviet parachutist falls free of airplane in third annual world championship, won by Czechoslovakia. Young United States team finished sixth.
Sliding home after inside-the-park grand-slam home run at Polo Grounds had eluded Dusty Rhodes, Philly Second Baseman Ted Kazanski receives hit-the-dirt signal from Elmer Valo (15).
Straight-Arming Tommy James picks up yardage for Cleveland at expense of All-Star End Don Holleder in Chicago.
Failing in attempt to swim Straits of San Juan de Fuca after almost 10 hours, weary Marilyn Bell is helped into her boat.
August 19, 1956
Abandoning his falling pony Folly, Polo Player Stanley Woolaway falls unhurt during Cornell team's tour of Hawaii.