Historical Events For 1957
Saturday, 25 February 2017
Jan 01 France returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1957 international Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year)
Jan 01 Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 in the year 1957.
Jan 03 In the year 1957 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa
Jan 03 In the year 1957 the first electric watch introduced, Lancaster PA
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 In the year 1957 elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
Jan 06 Elvis Presley makes his 7th &final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show in the year 1957.
Jan 06 Yeshiva Kol Ya'ackov opens in Moscow Russia on this day in history.
Jan 07 Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history jackie Robinson announces that he is retiring from baseball.
Jan 09 British prime minister Anthony Eden resigns in the year 1957.
Jan 09 Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR on this day in history.
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 In the year 1957 mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83
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 on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1957 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
Jan 11 The African Convention is founded in Dakar on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1957 southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded
Jan 13 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee
Jan 14 Humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57 in the year 1957.
Jan 15 In the year 1957 brooklyn Dodgers sign a new 3 year lease for Ebbets Field
Jan 16 3 B-52s leave Calif for 1st non-stop round world flights in the year 1957.
Jan 16 In the year 1957 3 B-52s leave California for first non-stop round the world flights
Jan 16 Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 in the year 1957.
Jan 16 In the year 1957 cavern Club (home of Beatles' first appearance) opens on Mathew Street in England
Jan 16 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 in the year 1957.