Robert L. King, top aide to Vice-President Richard Nixon and onetime FBI agent, has been named executive director of 1960 Winter Olympic Games, will soon undertake to organize gigantic athletic operation in California's scenic Squaw Valley.
Ann Roniger, 14, fresh-faced farm girl from Elmdale, Kans.. won high jump (5 feet), broad jump (17 feet 1 inch), 80-meter hurdles (12.6), placed fourth in 200 meters, sixth in shotput for 3,803 points and AAU women's pentathlon title at Emporia.
Luis Miguel Dominium, 31, daring torero whose retirement at 27 grieved and offended many Spaniards, made his first appearance in seven years in main Madrid ring after comeback season in France and provinces, drew hails of "the undoubted master."
Norman Ream, 37-year-old artist who goes in for lung-diving in big way, descended 370 feet in waters off California's Catalina Island for unofficial world record, managed wan smile after spending 38 hours in compression chamber being treated for bends.
October 13, 1957
Fred Egan, crusty, twinkly-eyed Iowa Irishman who has twice won Hambletonian in his full lifetime, celebrated 78th birthday in fine style, driving Cassin Hanover to victory in $50,460 Kentucky Futurity for 3-year-old trotters at Lexington.