On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1957

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

USSR fires defense minister Marshal Georgi Zhukov

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov
Marshal of the Soviet Union
Georgy Zhukov

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Golic, American football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Níkos Kazantzákis, prominent Greek writer and philosopher (Zorba the Greek, The Last Temptation of Christ), dies at 74
1957 Highlights

About October 26, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio