What Happened on April 22, 1957

Historical Events

  • All NL baseball teams integrate, John Irwin Kennedy becomes the 1st Black player for the Philadelphia Phillies

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Campbell, Homestead Fla, actor (E Z-3's a Crowd)
  • Donald Tusk, Polish politician, Prime Minister of Poland (2007-14), President of the European Council 2014-), born in GdaƄsk, Poland
  • Ethel White, WBL guard (NY Stars)
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Campbell, South African poet (Garcia Lorca), dies at 54
1957 Highlights

About April 22, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cumberland Gap - Lonnie Donegan