On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1957

Historical Events

  • Gomulka wins Poland's parliamentary election
  • Morton Gould's "Declaration" premieres in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Dudley Benjafield, British racing driver, dies at 69
  • James Connolly, 1st Oly winner (1896) since Barasdates (369 CE), dies
1957 Highlights

About January 20, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius