What Happened on October 25, 1957

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

Cosa Nostra crime boss Albert Anastasia is murdered in a barber's chair in New York City, probably by fellow mobster Joe Gallo

  • Russian minister of Defense Zjoekov deposed

Famous Birthdays

  • Robbie Macintosh, English rock session and touring guitarist (The Pretenders, 1982-87 - "Don't Get Me Wrong"; "2000 Miles"; Paul McCartney, 1988-93), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

Albert Anastasia (1902-1957)

Italian-American mobster and crime boss (Murder Inc), murdered at 55

  • Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, Irish sci-fi writer (Time & Gods), dies at 79
  • Henry Van de Velde, Flemish painter and architect (Art Nouveau), dies at 94
  • Maria "Mary" Beekman, Flemish actress (Genius Against Violence; Modern Landhaaien), dies at 73

About October 25, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

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