February 1, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 1st black pilot (PH Young) on a US scheduled passenger airline
  • Felix Wankel's first working prototype DKM 54 of the rotary Wankel engine was running at the NSU research and development department Versuchsabteilung TX in Germany
  • Gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam

Birthdays in History

  • Donna Adamek, Duarte California, bowler (BWAA Woman of Year 1978-81)

Deaths in History

  • Friedrich von Paulus, German field marshall (Stalingrad), dies at 66