May 2, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

MurderAssassination Attempt

Gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt made by rival mobsters

Gangster Frank Costello
Frank Costello

Birthdays in History

  • Domonic L Pudwill Gorie, Lake Charles LA, USN/astronaut (sk: STS-91)

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joseph McCarthy, anti-communist US senator (R-Wisc), dies at 48

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy