July 26, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Carlos Castillo Armas, Dictator and President of Guatemala, is assassinated by a palace guard with leftist sympathies
  • USSR launches 1st intercontinental multistage ballistic missile

Deaths in History

  • Carlos Castillo Armas, Dictator and President of Guatemala (1954-57), assassinated by a palace guard with leftist sympathies at 42