May 16, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Invicti Athletae
  • US launches its 3rd atomic submarine, USS Skate, at Groton, Connecticut
  • Yanks involved in Copacabana Incident, leads to Billy Martin trade

Deaths in History

  • Eliot Ness, American federal agent "The Untouchables" (put away Al Capone), dies of a heart attack at 54