On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday

Article: Space Dog Laika Launched to her Death

Historical Events

  • USSR launches Sputnik 2 with a dog (Laika), 1st animal in orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky IV, The Expendables 2), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Reich, Austria/US psycho analyst (sexual), dies at 60