On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1957

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded with Martin Luther King Jr. as leader at Ebenezer Church in Atlanta

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Aviator Howard Hughes marries 2nd wife actress Jean Peters

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

1957 Highlights

About January 12, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn