On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Flevo Boys Football Club is established in Emmeloord, the Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Larry King's 1st radio broadcast

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King
  • 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