On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1957

Historical Events

  • 46th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Melbourne (3-2)
  • CBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on
  • USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Sargeant, Australian netballer

Famous Weddings

Robert Wagner

"Rebel Without A Cause" actress Natalie Wood (19) weds actor Robert Wagner (27) at Scottsdale United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona

Famous Deaths

  • Ernie Henry, American jazz saxophonist (Fats Navarro; Dizzy Gillespie; Illinois Jacquet), dies of a heroin overdose at 31
1957 Highlights

About December 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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