What Happened on July 29, 1957

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

  • International Atomic Energy Agency formed by UN

Film & TV History

Jack Paar's "The Tonight show" premieres on NBC


Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandra Marc [Judith Borden], American operatic soprano (Turandot), born in Berlin, Germany

Fumio KishidaFumio Kishida (65 years old)

Japanese politician (Prime Minister of Japan 2021-), born in Tokyo, Japan

  • Nellie Kim, Soviet gymnast (Olympic-3 golds-1976), born in Shurab, Tajik SSR
  • Virginia Maria "Ginni" Rometty, American chairwoman, president and CEO of IBM, born in Chigago, Illinois
1957 Highlights

About July 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

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