What Happened on June 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 56th Men's French Championships: Sven Davidson beats Herbert Flam (6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 56th Women's French Championships: Shirley Bloomer beats Dorothy Knode (6-1, 6-3)
  • Don Bowden becomes 1st American to run a 4 minute mile (3:58.7)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorota KÄ™dzierzawska, Polish film director

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jeffrey Hawkins, American inventor (PalmPilot, Treo), born in Huntington, New York

Inventor Jeffrey Hawkins
Inventor
Jeffrey Hawkins