What Happened on July 8, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Baseball Owners re-elect Commissioner Ford Frick

Conference meetingConference of Interest

First Pugwash Conference, the "Thinkers Lodge" held on nuclear disarmament at Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada, founded by Joseph Rotblat and hosted by Cyrus Eaton

Steel Magnate Cyrus Eaton
Steel Magnate
Cyrus Eaton
  • Irish premier Eamon de Valera arrests Sinn Fein leaders

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde Butts, Guyanan cricketer (West Indies off-spinner late eighties), born in Perseverance, Guyana

Famous Deaths

  • Grace Goodhue Coolidge, American First Lady (1923-29), dies at 78
  • Henry Fevrier, French composer, dies at 81
  • William Adlington Cadbury, English chocolate maker, dies at 89