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Historical Events In 1957

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Aug 24   The birth of Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian in the year 1957.  

Aug 25   Prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao in the year 1957.  

Aug 26   In the year 1957 ford introduces the Edsel automobile.(Bad move)  

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

Aug 26   USSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile in the year 1957.  

Aug 27   On this day in history hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes  

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

Aug 29   Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1957 strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights  

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

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

Aug 31   In the year 1957 malaya (Malaysia) gains independence from Britain  

Aug 31   Malaysia (formerly Malaya) gains independence from Britain in the year 1957.  

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

Sep 04   Ford Motor Co introduces the Edsel in the year 1957.  

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

Sep 08   Pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV in the year 1957.  

Sep 09   Ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1957.  

Sep 09   In the year 1957 nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited  

Sep 10   On this day in history "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 in the year 1957.  

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   On this day in history coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)  

Sep 17   John W "John" Eisenloeffel, goldsmith, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 18   "Wagon Train" premiers in the year 1957.  

Sep 19   On this day in history 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   Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara) was born in the year 1957.  

Famous Deaths In 1957

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 in the year 1957.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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