What Happened on August 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957
  • Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry D. Bailey, American racing jockey
  • Pim Kops, rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)
  • Therese Hession, LPGA golfer