On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1957

Historical Events

Historic Event

USSR fires defense minister Marshal Georgi 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? 64 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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