What Happened on May 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Flevo Boys Football Club is established in Emmeloord, the Netherlands
  • Larry King's 1st radio broadcast
  • US gives Poland credit of $95 million
  • Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Swett, (Rep-D-New Hampshire)
  • Ko Otani, Japanese composer
  • Paul D Ronney, ScD/astronaut (STS 83 alt), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rick Darling, Australian cricket opening batsman (14 Tests 1978-79), born in Walkerie, South Australia
  • Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)

Famous Deaths

  • Grant Mitchell, American actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82