On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1957

Historical Events

  • Algerian rebels kill 336 collaborators
  • Laos government of prince Suvanna Phuma resigns
  • NYC Mayor Robert Wagner says he plans to confer with the Giants & Dodgers about the proposed move to the west coast

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeb Hensarling, American politician (Rep-R-Texas 2013-19), born in Stephenville, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet and composer (Plumb), dies at 75
  • James Whale, English film director (Frankenstein, Show Boat), commits suicide by drowning at 67
1957 Highlights

About May 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini