What Happened on January 25, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FBI arrests Jack & Myra Sobel, charged with spying for USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew P. Harris, American politician
  • Edmund Theodore Sylvers, rocker (Sylvers)
  • Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician
  • Jeff Gossett, NFL punter (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jenifer Lewis, actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act)
  • Luis Garavito [The Beast, Tribilín], Colombian serial killer described as "the world's worst serial killer" (138-300+ victims), born in Génova, Quindío, Colombia
  • Martha Elizabeth Thomsen, Moses Lake Wash, playmate (May, 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese industrialist and Minister of Commerce and Industry (b. 1873)
  • Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist (b. 1871)