Date: January 15 1957
Summary: William West and Wallace Liddell saw an object similar to a shooting star coming close to them appearing then as an oval, fluorescent craft, about 40 m in diameter, which almost touched the grass. They rushed to catch it, but it jumped away, turning into a bluish-white sphere with a dark red center. Each time they tried to reach it, the craft jumped farther away. It cleared a high fence and slowly vanished. The Invercargill Weather Bureau had no explanation.
Source: Magonia 386
Date: Jan. 16, 1957
Location: Bet. Ft. Worth and Lubbock, Texas (BBU)
Time: 8 p.m.
Summary: USAF crews of 2 B-25’s saw a round white object make rapid maneuvers, effects on radio and compass.
Source: Weinstein; BBU Files
Date: January 17 1957
Location: Yokohama Japan
Time: 10 47 am
Summary: UFO snapped in Yokohama the photograph was snapped by yusuke j matsumura director of the flying saucer research group in japan just outside of his resident at 1687 hama isogo ku yokohama at 10 47 am mr matsumura was leaving his house bound for tokyo he saw a metallic flash above his house he got his primoflex automatic (japanese rollei automat) camera and snapped the picture he estimated he object was about 20 to 30 feet in diameter and it hovered in one place for 1 – 2 minutes altitude about 60 – 70 feet shortly the object took off at an estimated mach 1 5 2 70 degrees elevation and head southeast in the general direction of tokyo bay date 17 jan
Date: January 21, 1957
Summary: Army Intelligence report on “large shiny metal ball,” disc, other UFOs over APO Army base.
Date: Jan. 24, 1957
Summary: Commercial pilot and many others saw four brilliant white lights, in-line formation; trailing object larger, egg-shaped and pulsating.
Source: NICAP UFOE, V
Date: January 1957