What Happened on May 15, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st British H-bomb explosion (over Christmas Island)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Evangelist Billy Graham launches his "crusade" in front of 18,000 people at Madison Square Garden in NYC

Evangelist Billy Graham
Billy Graham

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan José Ibarretxe, Basque Lehendakari (Prime Minister)
  • Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler