On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1957

Historical Events

  • "Candide" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • UN adopts a resolution calling for Israeli troops to leave Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Mann, current DPS curator/geek

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor (24) marries for the 3rd time to producer Mike Todd (47)


Famous Deaths

  • Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (b. 1890)
1957 Highlights

About February 2, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius