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Historical Events In 1957

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Aug 24   In the year 1957 british soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea  

Aug 24   On this day in history the birth of Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian  

Aug 25   Prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history ford introduces the Edsel automobile.(Bad move)  

Aug 26   The USSR announces its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile in the year 1957.  

Aug 26   USSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill in the year 1957.  

Aug 29   In the year 1957 congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957  

Aug 29   Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights on this day in history.  

Aug 29   US Senator Strom Thurmond talks nonstop for 24 hours, 18 minutes to filibuster a civil rights bill in the year 1957.  

Aug 30   In the year 1957 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Aug 31   Malaya (Malaysia) gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1957 malaysia (formerly Malaya) gains independence from Britain  

Sep 01   Excursion train crashed into a ravine killing 175, injuring 400 in the year 1957.  

Sep 01   On this day in history helen Haye, actress (Girl in the Taxi, Spy in Black), dies at 83  

Sep 01   The birth of Gloria Estefan, Cuban born Pop singer in the year 1957.  

Sep 02   1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die in the year 1957.  

Sep 02   In the year 1957 william A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90  

Sep 04   Ford Motor Co introduces the Edsel on this day in history.  

Sep 07   71st US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Louise Brough (63 62) in the year 1957.  

Sep 08   In the year 1957 pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV  

Sep 09   On this day in history ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84  

Sep 09   Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited in the year 1957.  

Sep 10   "Mask & Gown" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 39 performances on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Petar Stojanovic, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1957 great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia  

Sep 14   UN resolution deplores and condemns USSR invasion of Hungary in the year 1957.  

Sep 16   In the year 1957 ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93  

Sep 16   Coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed) in the year 1957.  

Sep 17   On this day in history john W "John" Eisenloeffel, goldsmith, dies at 81  

Sep 17   On this day in history scott Crossfield takes X-15 up for first powered flight  

Sep 18   "Wagon Train" premiers on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1957 1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada  

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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   Patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1957 birth of kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer  

Jan 07   Katie Couric, [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today) was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 07   In the year 1957 birth of kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara)  

Famous Deaths In 1957

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1957 ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72  

Jan 04   Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84 in the year 1957.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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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