On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1957

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

  • David Inge, American politician, Governor of Hawaii (2014-), born in Pearl City, Hawaii
  • Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur, born in London, United Kingdom
1957 Highlights

About January 15, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn