On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1957

Historical Events

  • Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, Best known as the voice of Homer Simpson

Famous Deaths

  • Louis B. Mayer, American film producer and creator of the star system (MGM), dies at 71
  • Rosemarie Nitribitt, German call girl (b. 1933)
1957 Highlights

About October 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio