Historical Events For 1957
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Jan 01 France returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic on this day in history.
Jan 01 International Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year) in the year 1957.
Jan 01 On this day in history ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72
Jan 03 On this day in history 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa
Jan 03 The first electric watch introduced, Lancaster PA in the year 1957.
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 in the year 1957.
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 In the year 1957 eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East
Jan 06 Elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show on this day in history.
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 In the year 1957 jackie Robinson announces that he is retiring from baseball.
Jan 09 British prime minister Anthony Eden resigns in the year 1957.
Jan 09 On this day in history checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 in the year 1957.
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 On this day in history the African Convention is founded in Dakar.
Jan 12 In the year 1957 southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded
Jan 13 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate in the year 1957.
Jan 13 In the year 1957 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 In the year 1957 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 Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 in the year 1957.
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.