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Historical Events In 1957

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Sep 19   Bathyscaph Trieste, in a dive sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in the Mediterranean, reaches record depth of 2 miles on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1957 the first underground nuclear explosion (Las Vegas Nevada)  

Sep 20   Jean Julius Christian Sibelius, Fin composer (Finlandia), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV  

Sep 21   Haakon VII (CF Charles WA), Danish king of Norway (1905-57), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr as Erle Stanley Gardner's persistent attorney, debuts on CBS-TV on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history "Maverick" premieres  

Sep 23   "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1 in the year 1957.  

Sep 24   Bkln Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0 in the year 1957.  

Sep 24   In the year 1957 eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools  

Sep 25   300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark in the year 1957.  

Sep 25   Soviet 7 year plan (1959-1965) announced in the year 1957.  

Sep 25   In the year 1957 uS National Guard deployed in Little Rock, USA, to enforce desegregation in schools  

Sep 26   "West Side Story" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 734 perfs in the year 1957.  

Sep 26   On this day in history dag Hammarskjld re-elected secretary-general of the UN  

Sep 26   On this day in history musical "West Side Story," opens on Broadway  

Sep 28   On this day in history albert Ascoli, Italian developed anti-tuberculosis vaccine, dies  

Sep 29   In the year 1957 300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan)  

Oct 01   On this day in history b-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack  

Oct 04   In the year 1957 "Leave It to Beaver," debuts on CBS  

Oct 04   On this day in history leave It to Beaver premiered on ABC-TV."..And starring Jerry Mathers as the Beaver," Hugh Beaumont (Ward Cleaver), Tony Dow (Wally), and Barbara Billingsley as Mrs. June Cleaver.  

Oct 04   In the year 1957 russia launches the first Earth orbiting satellite, 'Sputnik 1'  

Oct 04   USSR launches Sputnik I, the 1st artificial Earth satellite on this day in history.  

Oct 05   On this day in history 11th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3 at Montreal  

Oct 07   "American Bandstand" premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles  

Oct 08   Turkish and Syrian border guards exchange fire in the year 1957.  

Oct 10   Accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale in the year 1957.  

Oct 10   Pres Eisenhower apologizes to finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Del, restaurant on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history "Mask & Gown" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 39 performances  

Oct 13   In the year 1957 german Dem Rep recalls East Mark & issues new currency  

Oct 13   German Dem Rep recalls the East Mark and issues new currency in the year 1957.  

Oct 14   Carl Natanael Berg, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1957.  

Oct 15   In the year 1957 giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players  

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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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1957 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   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   In the year 1957 al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies  

Jan 09   Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1957.  

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   In the year 1957 humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57  

Jan 16   In the year 1957 alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82  

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