On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1957

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Craig, American hockey goaltender (Olympic gold 1980), born in North Easton, Massachusetts
  • Stephen Jones, English milliner (John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood), born in the Wirral Peninsula, England

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold Staff, Polish poet (b. 1878)
1957 Highlights

About May 31, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini