On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1957

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harry S. Truman Library forms in Independence, Missouri

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Music concertMusic Concert

John Lennon (16) & Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at a church dinner

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson becomes the first black female athlete to win Wimbledon beating Darlene Hard 6-3, 6-2

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • Ron Duguay, Canadian hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
1957 Highlights

About July 6, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer