On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 44th Tour de France: French cyclist Jacques Anquetil wins first of 5 general classification titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna Dixon, American actress, former beauty queen, and wife of actor Dan Aykroyd (Couch Trip, Bossom Buddies), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Merlina Defranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)

Famous Deaths

  • Phil Hanna, singer (Once Upon a Tune), dies at 46