What Happened on January 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


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Dodgers' Jackie Robinson announces his retirement rather than be traded to the NY Giants

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson

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US President Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)