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