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Historical Events In 1957

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Aug 24   On this day in history british soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea  

Aug 24   The birth of Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian on this day in history.  

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

Aug 26   Ford introduces the Edsel automobile.(Bad move) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   The USSR announces its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1957 uSSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile  

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

Aug 28   On this day in history sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill  

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   On this day in history uS Senator Strom Thurmond talks nonstop for 24 hours, 18 minutes to filibuster a civil rights bill.  

Aug 30   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history malaya (Malaysia) gains independence from Britain  

Aug 31   On this day in history malaysia (formerly Malaya) gains independence from Britain  

Sep 01   Excursion train crashed into a ravine killing 175, injuring 400 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Helen Haye, actress (Girl in the Taxi, Spy in Black), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history william A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90  

Sep 04   In the year 1957 ford Motor Co introduces the Edsel  

Sep 07   71st US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Louise Brough (63 62) on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV  

Sep 09   Ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1957 "Mask & Gown" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 39 performances  

Sep 11   In the year 1957 petar Stojanovic, composer, dies at 80  

Sep 14   Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history uN resolution deplores and condemns USSR invasion of Hungary  

Sep 16   Ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93 in the year 1957.  

Sep 16   In the year 1957 coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)  

Sep 17   In the year 1957 john W "John" Eisenloeffel, goldsmith, dies at 81  

Sep 17   Scott Crossfield takes X-15 up for first powered flight in the year 1957.  

Sep 18   In the year 1957 "Wagon Train" premiers  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1957

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1957 birth of joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bojan Križај, Slovenian skier  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1957 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   In the year 1957 theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84  

Jan 07   On this day in history al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies  

Jan 09   Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67 in the year 1957.  

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   Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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