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Historical Events In 1957

Thursday, 01 October 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   In the year 1957 prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao  

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   On this day in history uSSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile  

Aug 27   Hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes in the year 1957.  

Aug 28   Sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957  

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

Aug 29   US Senator Strom Thurmond talks nonstop for 24 hours, 18 minutes to filibuster a civil rights bill on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1957.  

Sep 01   In the year 1957 helen Haye, actress (Girl in the Taxi, Spy in Black), dies at 83  

Sep 01   The birth of Gloria Estefan, Cuban born Pop singer on this day in history.  

Sep 02   1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die on this day in history.  

Sep 02   William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history ford Motor Co introduces the Edsel  

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

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   "Mask & Gown" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 39 performances in the year 1957.  

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

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 in the year 1957.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer  

Jan 07   In the year 1957 birth of katie Couric, [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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