What Happened on October 8, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles
  • Procter & Gamble director N McElroy becomes US Secretary of Defense
  • Soviet spy Jack Sobel sentenced to 7 years (NYC)
  • Turkish & Syrian border guards exchange fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Cabrini, Italian footballer (Juventus, Italian national team 1982 FIFA Champion), born in Cremona, Italy
  • Doug Cox, Canadian 90 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • James DePaiva, American actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live), born in Livermore, California
  • Joe Castiglione, American college athletic director, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida