What Happened on January 16, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 3 B-52s leave California for 1st non-stop round world flights
  • Cavern Club opens on Matthews Street in Liverpool, England, home of The Beatles' 1st appearance

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (South African 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82
  • Arturo Toscanini, Italian US conductor (NBC), dies in NYC at 89