World Historical and Societal Life June 1957June
- June 9 - First ascent of Broad Peak
- June 15 - Eindhoven University of Technology is founded.
- June 21 - John Diefenbaker becomes Canada's thirteenth prime minister.
- June 25 - United Church of Christ formed in Cleveland, Ohio by merger of Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and Reformed Church.
- June 27 - Hurricane Audrey demolishes Cameron, Louisiana, killing 400 people.
- June 1 - 1 US runner breaks 4 minute mile (Don Bowden) [see May 5, 1956]
- June 2 - Fay Crocker wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
- June 2 - US TV interviews Khrushchev June 3 - Howard Cosell's first TV show
- June 4 - 1 commercial coal pipeline placed in operation
- June 4 - May & Cowdrey make 411 stand v WI Ramadhin bowls 98 overs
- June 5 - NY narcotics investigator, Dr Herbert Berger, urges AMA to investigate use of stimulating drugs by athletes
- June 7 - Mickey Stewart holds 7 cricket catches for Surrey v Northants
- June 9 - Anthony Eden resigns as British PM June 9 - First ascent of Broad Peak (the world's 12 highest mountain).
- June 10 - 3 LPGA Championship won by Louise Suggs June 10 - Harold MacMillan becomes British PM
- June 10 - John Diefenbacker (C) elected PM of Canada June 11 - 12 die in a train crash in Vroman Colo
- June 12 - Paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg (6,270 lbs)
- June 12 - Stan Musial plays in 823 game (new NL consecutive-game streak)
- June 14 - Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth Mass
- June 14 - Ted Williams becomes 1 ALer to have 2, 3-HR games in a season
- June 14 - 42.0 cm rain falls on East St Louis, Illinois (state record)
- June 14 - Edouard Carpentier beats Lou Thesz, to become NWA wrestling champ
- June 15 - "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 123 performances
- June 15 - 42.01 cm (16.54") of rainfall, East St Louis, Ill (state record)
- June 15 - 57 US Golf Open: Dick Mayer shoots a 282 at Inverness Club in Toledo
- June 15 - 89 Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Gallant Man wins in 2:26.6
- June 15 - Yanks trade Billy Martin & Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran June 16 - French offensive in Algeria
- June 16 - White Sox reliever Dixie Howell hits 2 HRs to beat Wash Senators 8-6 June 17 - "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra peaks at #2
- June 17 - Tuskegee boycott begins (Blacks boycotted city stores)
- June 18 - John Diefenbacker (C) takes office as PM of Canada
- June 21 - Ellen Louks Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.
- June 22 - Kansas City stops using streetcars in it's transit system
- June 24 - "I Love Lucy," last airs on CBS-TV
- June 24 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment in Roth v. United States.
- June 25 - "Jonathan Winters Show," last airs on NBC-TV
- June 27 - Hurricane Audrey, kills 526 in Louisiana & Texas
- June 28 - Reds' fans stuff ballot box, electing 8 Reds as All Star starters
- June 28 - Frick overrules & names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team
- June 29 - 12 US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
- June 29 - Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganowitsj & Sjepilov leave USSR communist party
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