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World Historical and Societal Life July 1957

July
  • July 25 - Tunisia becomes a republic. 
  • July 29 - The International Atomic Energy Agency is established. 
  • July 1 - International Geophysical Year begins (until Dec 31, 1958)
  • July 1 - WRLP TV channel 32 in Greenfield/Keene/Brat, MA (IND) first broadcast 
  • July 2 - First submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback 
  • July 2 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Le pelerinage De Lourdes
  • July 4 - Dutch second Chamber accepts temporary tax increase 
  • July 5 - 71 Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ashley J Cooper (62 61 62) 
  • July 5 - Tom Graveney scores 258 v West Indies at Trent Bridge 
  • July 6 - 64 Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (63 62) 
  • July 6 - Harry S Truman Library forms in Independence, Missouri 
  • July 7 - Heavy storm ravages Belgian coast 
  • July 8 - Baseball Owners re-elect Commissioner Ford Frick 
  • July 8 - CDC incorporates July 8 - Irish premier Eamon de Valera arrests Sinn-Fein leaders 
  • July 9 - 24 All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-6 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis 
  • July 9 - Discovery of element 102 (Nobelium) announced 
  • July 12 - First President to fly in helicopter-Dwight Eisenhower 
  • July 12 - US Surgeon Gen Leroy Burney connects smoking with lung cancer 
  • July 14 - Soviet steamer "Eshghbad" sinks in Caspian Sea, drowning 270 
  • July 15 - Dutch Super Constellation crashes near New Guinea, 56 die
  • July 15 - US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site 
  • July 16 - US Marine Major John Glenn flies an F8U supersonic jet from California to New York setting a new transcontinental speed record (03:28:08) 
  • July 19 - 1 rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada July 19 - Don Bowden becomes 1 American to break 4 minute mile (3m58s7) 
  • July 19 - US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site 
  • July 21 - First black to win a major US tennis tournament (Althea Gibson) 
  • July 21 - 39 PGA Championship: Lionel Hebert at Miami Valley GC Dayton Ohio 
  • July 21 - Marilynn Smith/Fay Crocker wins Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament 
  • July 24 - KTVC TV channel 6 in Ensign, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • July 24 - US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site 
  • July 25 - Monarchy in Tunisia abolished in favor of a republic 
  • July 25 - Peter Loader takes a cricket hat-trick England v WI Headingley 
  • July 25 - US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site July 26 - Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 200 
  • July 26 - USSR launches 1 intercontinental multistage ballistic missile
  • July 26 - Carlos Castillo Armas, dictator of Guatemala, is assassinated 
  • July 27 - St James' Theater in London closes
  • July 28 - Jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1 TV appearance (Steve Allen Show) 
  • July 28 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open 
  • July 28 - White Sox' James Landis struck out 5 times in a game July 28 - Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyushu, Japan, kills 992. 
  • July 29 - Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title 
  • July 29 - International Atomic Energy Agency forms by UN 
  • July 29 - Jack Paar's Tonight show premieres

 

 


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