What Happened on January 10, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Anthony Eden resigns and Harold Macmillan becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
British Prime Minister
Harold Macmillan
British Prime Minister Anthony Eden
British Prime Minister
Anthony Eden

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick rules Bing Crosby can keep token stock in the Det Tigers, even though he owns part of Pittsburgh Pirates

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Walden, U.S. Congressman from Oregon
  • Robert Thompson, Nike golfer (1990 Boise Open-2nd), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Weddings

  • Poet T. S. Eliot (68) marries his 2nd wife editor Esmé Valerie Fletcher (30)

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67