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World Historical and Societal Life June 1957

June
  • 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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