On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1957

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew P. Harris, American politician & physician, born in NYC, New York
  • Edmund Theodore Sylvers, American singer-songwriter & musician (Sylvers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician, born in Kronoberg County, Sweden
  • Jeff Gossett, American football punter (Oakland Raiders), born in Charleston, Illinois
  • Jenifer Lewis, American actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Luis Garavito [The Beast, Tribilín], Colombian serial killer described as "the world's worst serial killer" (138-300+ victims), born in Génova, Quindío, Colombia

Famous Deaths

  • Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese industrialist and Minister of Commerce and Industry (b. 1873)
  • Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist (b. 1871)
1957 Highlights

About January 25, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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