On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 9-county commission recommends creation of BART

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • Donna Stone, NJ, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996)
  • Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, born in Walton, Liverpool (d. 2017)
  • Michel Vaarten, Belgian cyclist
  • Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality