August 5, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Comic strip "Andy Capp" made its debut
  • WJZ-TV in Baltimore MD begins radio transmissions

Birthdays in History

  • Andrei Yevgeniyevich Zaitsev, cosmonaut
  • Pavel V Vinogradov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26)

Deaths in History

  • Heinrich O Wieland, German chemist (Nobel 1927), dies at 80