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
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev 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 champ
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
17th - "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey Orch peaks at #2
Baseball Player Ted WilliamsBaseball Player Ted Williams 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
27th - The British Medical Research Council publishes a report suggesting a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.
12th Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent12th Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent 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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