Historical Events For 1957
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Jan 01 France returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic in the year 1957.
Jan 01 International Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year) in the year 1957.
Jan 01 Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 on this day in history.
Jan 03 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa on this day in history.
Jan 03 The first electric watch introduced, Lancaster PA in the year 1957.
Jan 04 In the year 1957 "Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)
Jan 04 Dodgers buy 44 passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000 on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84
Jan 05 Dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East
Jan 06 On this day in history elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
Jan 06 In the year 1957 elvis Presley makes his 7th &final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
Jan 06 On this day in history yeshiva Kol Ya'ackov opens in Moscow Russia
Jan 07 In the year 1957 al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies
Jan 08 In the year 1957 jackie Robinson announces that he is retiring from baseball.
Jan 09 British prime minister Anthony Eden resigns on this day in history.
Jan 09 Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR in the year 1957.
Jan 09 In the year 1957 dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper "Truth"
Jan 09 In the year 1957 karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR
Jan 09 Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1957 gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67
Jan 10 Harold Macmillan becomes prime minister of Britain, after the resignation of Anthony Eden in the year 1957.
Jan 11 Canadian aircraft carrier HMCS Magnificent arrives in Egypt with men and supplies for the UN emergency force; Canadian strength in Egypt now about 1,000 men on this day in history.
Jan 11 The African Convention is founded in Dakar in the year 1957.
Jan 12 In the year 1957 southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded
Jan 13 In the year 1957 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate
Jan 13 Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee in the year 1957.
Jan 14 On this day in history humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57
Jan 15 In the year 1957 brooklyn Dodgers sign a new 3 year lease for Ebbets Field
Jan 16 On this day in history 3 B-52s leave Calif for 1st non-stop round world flights
Jan 16 In the year 1957 3 B-52s leave California for first non-stop round the world flights
Jan 16 On this day in history alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82
Jan 16 In the year 1957 cavern Club (home of Beatles' first appearance) opens on Mathew Street in England
Jan 16 In the year 1957 the Cavern Club, a hangout for music-lovers, opens its doors in Liverpool, England. This club would be the springboard that launches The Beatles to stardom a few years later.