On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1957

Historical Events

  • International Geophysical Year begins (until Dec 31, 1958)
  • WRLP TV channel 32 in Greenfield/Keene/Brat, MA (IND) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Dalton, New Zealand sailor (Whitbread Round the World, American's Cup), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Hannu Kamppuri, Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (NHL NJ Devils), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Sean O'Driscoll, Irish soccer midfielder and manager (Rep Ireland 3 caps, Bournemouth FC), born in Wolverhampton, England
1957 Highlights

About July 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer