On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • "Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)
  • Dodgers buy 44 passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Patty Loveless [Ramey], singer (Blue Side of Town), born in Pikeville, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor Korner von Siegringen, 5th President of Austria (1951-57), dies at 84
1957 Highlights

About January 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn