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Historical Events In 1957

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jul 24   KTVC TV channel 6 in Ensign, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Sacha Guitry, actor/playwright/director (Lovers & Thieves), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1957 monarchy in Tunisa abolished in favor of a republic  

Jul 25   Tunisia gains independence on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1957 carlos Armas, president of Guatemala, is assassinated.  

Jul 26   In the year 1957 carlos Castillo Armas, president of Guatemala, murdered  

Jul 26   On this day in history mickey Mantle hits career HR # 200  

Jul 26   In the year 1957 uSA test launch first ICBM  

Jul 26   USSR launches first intercontinental multistage ballistic missile on this day in history.  

Jul 28   In the year 1957 jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1st TV appearance (Steve Allen Show)  

Jul 29   In the year 1957 international Atomic Energy Agency established by UN  

Jul 29   Jack Paar's Tonight show premiers in the year 1957.  

Jul 30   Sem Dresden, Dutch composer/conductor, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1957 first commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico  

Aug 01   Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10") on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1957 harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59]  

Aug 03   On this day in history "Black Jack" Bouvier, father of Jacqueline Kennedy, dies of cancer  

Aug 03   British offensive against imam Galeb Ben Ali of Oman in the year 1957.  

Aug 05   In the year 1957 "American Bandstand," begins network TV (ABC)  

Aug 05   In the year 1957 "American Bandstand," goes on network TV (ABC)  

Aug 05   Heinrich O Wieland, German chemist (Nobel 1927), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1957 oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65  

Aug 07   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Aug 09   24th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 22, All-Stars 12 (75,000) on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1957 patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Golf Open  

Aug 15   David Simons reaches 30,942 m in Man High 2 balloon on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1957 uSAF Capt Joe B Jordan reaches 31,513 m in F-104 jet fighter  

Aug 18   Amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4½") in the year 1957.  

Aug 18   In the year 1957 amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4")  

Aug 18   On this day in history wawrzyniec Jerzy Zulawski, composer, dies at 41  

Aug 19   On this day in history nY Giants vote 8-1 to move their franchise to SF in 1958  

Aug 20   In the year 1957 uSAF ballon breaks an altitude record at 102,000' (310,896 m)  

Aug 21   On this day in history 1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 "Semiorka"-rocket)  

Aug 24   Albert Edward Sammons, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1957.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1957

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss) was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town) was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 05   Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84  

Jan 07   Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies in the year 1957.  

Jan 09   On this day in history mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 10   On this day in history gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67  

Jan 11   Sir Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (b. 1867) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57 in the year 1957.  

Jan 16   On this day in history alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82  

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