What Happened on July 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • International Atomic Energy Agency forms by UN
  • Jack Paar's Tonight show premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandra Marc, American operatic soprano
  • Nellie Kim, Shurab, Tajik SSR, Soviet gymnast (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
  • Virginia Maria "Ginni" Rometty, American chairwoman, president and CEO of IBM, born in Chigago, Illinois