On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1957

Historical Events

  • Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyūshū, Japan, kill 992
  • White Sox' James Landis struck out 5 times in a game

Famous Weddings

  • "Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Abbott, American social worker and educator (University of Chicago Social Sciences), dies at 80
1957 Highlights

About July 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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