What Happened on July 8, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Baseball Owners re-elect Commissioner Ford Frick
  • Irish premier Eamon de Valera arrests Sinn Fein leaders

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde Butts, cricketer (West Indies off-spinner late eighties)

Famous Deaths

  • Grace Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29), dies at 78
  • Henry Fevrier, composer, dies at 81
  • William Cadbury, chocolate maker, dies at 89