On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1957

Historical Events

  • Don Bowden becomes first American to run a sub-4 minute mile (3:58.7) at the Pacific Association AAU Meet in Stockton, California
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: Sven Davidson becomes first Swede to win a Grand Slam title; beats American Herbert Flam 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: England's Shirley Bloomer wins her lone Grand Slam singles title; beats American Dorothy Knode 6-1, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorota KÄ™dzierzawska, Polish film director

Jeffrey Hawkins

Jeffrey Hawkins, American inventor (PalmPilot, Treo), born in Huntington, New York


1957 Highlights

About June 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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