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Historical Events In 1957

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history france returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic  

Jan 01   International Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year) on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa in the year 1957.  

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   On this day in history dodgers buy 44 passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000  

Jan 04   In the year 1957 theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84  

Jan 05   In the year 1957 dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants  

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   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   In the year 1957 al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies  

Jan 08   Jackie Robinson announces that he is retiring from baseball in the year 1957.  

Jan 09   British prime minister Anthony Eden resigns on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper "Truth" in the year 1957.  

Jan 09   Karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1957.  

Jan 10   Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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   Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded in the year 1957.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1957

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)  

Jan 03   In the year 1957 birth of frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light)  

Jan 03   Bojan Križај, Slovenian skier was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town)  

Jan 05   Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking) was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 05   Kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of katie Couric, [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara)  

Famous Deaths In 1957

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72  

Jan 04   Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies on this day in history.  

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 11   On this day in history death of sir Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (b. 1867)  

Jan 14   On this day in history humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57  

Jan 16   Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 in the year 1957.  

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