On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1957

Historical Events

  • Indians' pitcher Herb Score is hit by a line drive off Gil McDougald

Famous Birthdays

  • Hercules [Raymond Fernandez], American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2004)
  • Paul Leary, American rock guitarist (Butthole Surfers), and music producer, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Shauna McDonald Brown, British TV producer, born in Walton-on-Thames, England (d. 1994)
  • Sinjin Smith, American beach volleyballer who won two world championships, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Filchner, German explorer who led the German Antarctic expedition of 1911–12, dies at 79
1957 Highlights

About May 7, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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