On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Pim Kops, Dutch rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)