On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula
  • Mad Bomber (George P Metesky) accused of 30 explosions, arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Wheen, English writer & journalist, born in England

Person of interestMike Bossy

Mike Bossy, NHL forward (NY Islanders), born in Montreal, Quebec

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor & comedian, born in Tondo, Philippines (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Walden, Latvian chemist (Walden inversion, room-temperature ionic liquid, ethylammonium nitrate), dies at 93