On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1957

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"All that Fall", first radio play by Samuel Beckett, aired on BBC Third Programme

Playwright, novelist, and poet Samuel Beckett
Playwright, novelist, and poet
Samuel Beckett
  • 7th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 19-10; MVPs: Bert Rechichar, Baltimore Colts, K; Ernie Stautner, Pittsburgh Steelers, DT
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate

Famous Birthdays

  • Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • Don Snow, British session and touring Hammond organ and keyboard player (Squeeze; Van Morrison), born in London, England
  • Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • Mark O'Meara, American golfer (US Masters, British Open 1988), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina
1957 Highlights

About January 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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