What Happened on July 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

71st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ashley Cooper (6-2 6-1 6-2)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • 85th British Golf Open: Bobby Locke shoots a 279 at St Andrews
  • Tom Graveney of England scores 258 v West Indies at Trent Bridge

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hanson, British politician (L)
  • David Pinkney, British Touring Car Racer
  • Doug Wilson, Canadian hockey player

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and movie star Ava Gardner divorce after 6 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Sherwood Noble, American-born inventor