On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1957

Historical Events

  • Dutch Super Constellation crashes near New Guinea, 56 die
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • (Lyman) "Mac" McAnally, American session and touring country music singer-songwriter, and musician (Coral Reefer Band), born in Red Bay, Alabama
  • Kate Kellaway, English literary critic

Famous Deaths

  • George Cleveland, Canadian actor (Mystery Liner, Courage of Lassie), dies from a heart attack at 74
  • James M. Cox, American politician (b. 1870)
  • Marie C of Zeggelen, author (Dessajongen), dies at 87
  • Vasily Maklakov, Russian orator and liberal politician (b. 1869)
1957 Highlights

About July 15, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer