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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Famous Birthdays

  • Javed Miandad, cricketer (Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee)
  • Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • Timothy Busfield, actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan

Famous Deaths

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