On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1957

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st President to fly in helicopter-Dwight Eisenhower

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • US Surgeon General Leroy Burney connects smoking with lung cancer

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Foster, actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD)
  • Rick Douglas Husband, Amarillo Texas, USAF mjr/astronaut
1957 Highlights

About July 12, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer