What Happened on July 8, 1957

Historical Events

  • Baseball Owners re-elect Commissioner Ford Frick

Conference 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

Event of Interest

Irish premier Eamon de Valera arrests Sinn Féin leaders

1957 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde Butts, Guyanan cricketer (West Indies off-spinner late eighties), born in Perseverance, Guyana
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

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

About July 8, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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

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