Historical Events Happened In 1957
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Jan 01 In the year 1957 france returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic
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 on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa
Jan 03 In the year 1957 the first electric watch introduced, Lancaster PA
Jan 04 "Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS) in the year 1957.
Jan 04 Dodgers buy 44 passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000 on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1957 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 Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1957 elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
Jan 06 On this day in history elvis Presley makes his 7th &final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
Jan 06 Yeshiva Kol Ya'ackov opens in Moscow Russia in the year 1957.
Jan 07 On this day in history al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies
Jan 08 Jackie Robinson announces that he is retiring from baseball on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1957 british prime minister Anthony Eden resigns.
Jan 09 Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper "Truth"
Jan 09 On this day in history karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR
Jan 09 In the year 1957 mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83
Jan 10 Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67 in the year 1957.
Jan 10 In the year 1957 harold Macmillan becomes prime minister of Britain, after the resignation of Anthony Eden.
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 in the year 1957.
Jan 11 In the year 1957 the African Convention is founded in Dakar.
Jan 12 Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate
Jan 13 Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1957 humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57
Jan 15 Brooklyn Dodgers sign a new 3 year lease for Ebbets Field in the year 1957.
Jan 16 3 B-52s leave Calif for 1st non-stop round world flights on this day in history.
Jan 16 3 B-52s leave California for first non-stop round the world flights on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1957 alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82
Jan 16 Cavern Club (home of Beatles' first appearance) opens on Mathew Street in England in the year 1957.
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.