On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1957

Historical Events

  • KBTX TV channel 3 in Bryan, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Red Sox set AL record by smashing 4 HRs in 6th inning in 11-0 win
  • South Africa's government approves race separation in universities

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Sweet, Australian actor (Alexandra's Project - Steve), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Lisa Murkowski, American politician (U.S. Senator from Alaska), born in Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska
1957 Highlights

About May 22, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini