What Happened on July 28, 1957

Historical Events

  • Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyūshū, Japan, kill 992
  • MLB Chicago White Sox outfielder Jim Landis strikes out 5 times in a loss to the Orioles in Baltimore

TV Show Appearance

Rock and roll piano player-singer Jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1st TV appearance with a raucous rendition of "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" on the "Steve Allen Show"

1957 History

Famous Weddings

  • "Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai; divorce in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Abbott, American social worker and educator (University of Chicago Social Sciences), dies at 80

About July 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

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