On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1957

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Edmondson, British comedian, born in Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Mark Eaton, American basketball center (NBA All-Star 1989; NBA Defensive Player of the Year 1985, 89; Utah Jazz), born in Westminster, California (d. 2021)
  • Vladimir "Vlatko" Stefanovski, Macedonian guitarist, born in Prilep

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Taylor, cricketer (bro of Herbie, 2 Tests for S Af 1914), dies
1957 Highlights

About January 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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