On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1957

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganowitsj and Sjepilov leave USSR communist party

Soviet Leader Georgy Malenkov
Soviet Leader
Georgy Malenkov
Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov
Soviet Foreign Minister
Vyacheslav Molotov

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Winged Foot GC: Betsy Rawls wins when apparent champion, Jackie Pung at 298 (+6) is disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard kept by playing partner Betty Jameson

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Famous Birthdays

  • MarĂ­a Conchita Alonso, Venezuelan actress (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Robert Forster, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Johan Hin, Dutch yachtsman (Olympic gold 12' dinghy 1920), dies at 58
1957 Highlights

About June 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer