On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

7th NBA All-Star Game, Boston Garden: East beats West, 109-97; MVP: Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics, PG

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy
  • Brooklyn Dodgers extend their 5-year lease on Ebbets Field by signing a new 3-year lease with real estate developer Marvin Kratter; club moves to Los Angeles the next year

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur, born in London, United Kingdom