What Happened on January 31, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Eight people on the ground in Pacoima, California are killed following the mid-air collision between a Douglas DC-7 airliner and a Northrop F-89 Scorpion fighter jet.
  • Trans-Iranian oil pipe line finished

Famous Birthdays

  • Shirley F Babashoff, California, swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 2nd divorce from actor Michael Wilding