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 and journalist

Person of interestMike Bossy

Mike Bossy, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game, born in Montreal, Quebec

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

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