On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1957

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

European Cup Final, Madrid: Alfredo Di Stéfano and Francisco Gento score as defending champions Real Madrid beats Fiorentina, 2-0

Soccer Player and Coach Alfredo Di Stéfano
Soccer Player and Coach
Alfredo Di Stéfano
  • Indianapolis 500: Sam Hanks wins in his thirteenth attempt; first driver to win a $100,000 single-race payday
  • Test Cricket debut for Rohan Kanhai v England at Edgbaston

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • Hervé Leroux, French fashion designer and founder of Hervé Léger fashion house, born in Bapaume, France (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Toivo R Pekkanen, Finnish writer (Black Ecstasy), dies
1957 Highlights

About May 30, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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