On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1957

Historical Events

  • Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR
  • Dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper "Truth"
  • Kalmyk Autonomous Region reformed in RSFSR
  • Karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (L.A. Guns - "It's Over Now)", born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Carr Moore, American composer, dies at 83
1957 Highlights

About January 9, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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