On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1957

Historical Events

  • Dutch Pacifist Socialist Party forms
  • Francis Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites" premieres at La Scala, in Milan
  • India annexes Kashmir
  • Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as President of Milwaukee Braves

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashok Malhotra, Indian cricket batsman (7 Tests, 1 x 50, HS 72), born in Amritsar, India
  • Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Shivlal Yadav, Indian cricket spin bowler (35 Tests, 102 wickets, BB 5/76; Hyderabad), born in Hyderabad, India
1957 Highlights

About January 26, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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