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Historical Events In 1957

Thursday, 06 May 2021

Aug 24   British soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea in the year 1957.  

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

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

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   Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights in the year 1957.  

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

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

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

Sep 01   On this day in history excursion train crashed into a ravine killing 175, injuring 400  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history the birth of Gloria Estefan, Cuban born Pop singer  

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

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

Sep 08   Pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV on this day in history.  

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

Sep 14   UN resolution deplores and condemns USSR invasion of Hungary on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)  

Sep 17   John W "John" Eisenloeffel, goldsmith, dies at 81 in the year 1957.  

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

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

Sep 19   1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1957 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   In the year 1957 birth of patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town)  

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 in the year 1957.  

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   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   On this day in history 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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