On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg (6,270 lbs)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Stan Musial plays in 823rd game (new NL consecutive-game streak)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Famous Birthdays

  • Javed Miandad, Pakistani cricket captain (124 Tests, 8,832 runs), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • Timothy Busfield, American actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • James F "Jimmy" Dorsey, US orchestra leader, dies at 53