On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, rocker (Squeeze)
  • Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • Mark O'Meara, American golfer (US Masters, British Open 1988), born in Goldsboro North Carolina