On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1957

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 Birthdays

  • Ricardo Darin, Argentine director and actor (The Secret in Their Eyes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, Governor-General of the Union of South Africa and Canada, dies at 82
  • Arturo Toscanini, Italian US conductor (NBC), dies in NYC at 89
1957 Highlights

About January 16, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn