Historical Events for June 1957

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Events 1 - 45 of 45

1st - 1st US runner breaks 4 minute mile (Don Bowden) [see May 5, 1956]
1st - 56th Men's French Championships: Sven Davidson beats Herbert Flam (6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
1st - 56th Women's French Championships: Shirley Bloomer beats Dorothy Knode (6-1, 6-3)
2nd - Fay Crocker wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
2nd - US TV interviews Nikita Khrushchev
3rd - Howard Cosell's 1st TV show
4th - 1st commercial coal pipeline placed in operation
4th - May & Cowdrey make 411 stand v WI Ramadhin bowls 98 overs
5th - NY narcotics investigator, Dr Herbert Berger, urges AMA to investigate use of stimulating drugs by athletes
7th - Mickey Stewart holds 7 cricket catches for Surrey v Northants
9th - Anthony Eden resigns as British PM
9th - First ascent of Broad Peak (the world's 12th highest mountain).
10th - 3rd LPGA Championship won by Louise Suggs
10th - Harold MacMillan becomes British PM
10th - John Diefenbacker (C) elected PM of Canada
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise SuggsGolfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs 11th - 12 die in a train crash in Vroman Colo
12th - Paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg (6,270 lbs)
12th - Stan Musial plays in 823rd game (new NL consecutive-game streak)
13th - Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth Mass
13th - Ted Williams becomes 1st ALer to have 2, 3-HR games in a season
14th - 42.0 cm rain falls on East St Louis, Illinois (state record)
14th - Edouard Carpentier beats Lou Thesz, to become NWA wrestling champion
15th - "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 123 perf
15th - 42.01 cm (16.54") of rainfall, East St Louis, Ill (state record)
15th - 57th US Golf Open: Dick Mayer shoots a 282 at Inverness Club in Toledo
15th - 89th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Gallant Man wins in 2:26.6
15th - Yanks trade Billy Martin & Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran
16th - French offensive in Algeria
16th - White Sox reliever Dixie Howell hits 2 HRs to beat Wash Senators 8-6
Baseball Player Ted WilliamsBaseball Player Ted Williams 17th - "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey Orch peaks at #2
17th - Tuskegee boycott begins (Blacks boycotted city stores)
18th - John Diefenbacker (C) takes office as PM of Canada
21st - Ellen Louks Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.
21st - Louis St. Laurent resigns as Prime Minister of Canada, ending the longest uninterrupted run at the federal level in Canadian history
21st - 7th Berlin International Film Festival: "12 Angry Men" wins Golden Bear
22nd - KC stops using streetcars in it's transit system
24th - The U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment in Roth v. United States.
25th - "Jonathan Winters Show" last airs on NBC-TV
25th - 2nd Rugby League World Cup: New Zealand beats Great Britain 29-21
27th - Hurricane Audrey, kills 526 in Louisiana & Texas
12th Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent12th Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent 27th - The British Medical Research Council publishes a report suggesting a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.
28th - Reds' fans stuff ballot box, electing 8 Reds as All Star starters
28th - Frick overrules & names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team
29th - 12th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
29th - Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganowitsj & Sjepilov leave USSR communist party

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