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Historical Events In 1957

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Nov 04   In the year 1957 2nd Soviet Earth-satellite launched  

Nov 04   Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1957.  

Nov 05   Félix Gaillard forms govt in France on this day in history.  

Nov 06   "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1957 phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year  

Nov 08   Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1957.  

Nov 10   NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78 in the year 1957.  

Nov 14   On this day in history dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champ  

Nov 15   US sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years & $3,000 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1957 uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years and $3,000 fine  

Nov 16   In the year 1957 "Copper & Brass" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 perfs  

Nov 16   Cora Witherspoon, actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67 in the year 1957.  

Nov 16   On this day in history ed Gein butchers last victim  

Nov 17   On this day in history wBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 18   Tunisia refuses Russian weapons on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia in the year 1957.  

Nov 20   On this day in history newly appointed Secretary of Defense Neil McElroy, while testifing before Congress said that he would set up an agency to manage all defense research. Despite objections by some of the military, the research agency, known as ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) was created in early 1958. ARPA developed ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, in 1969.  

Nov 20   Weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46 in the year 1957.  

Nov 22   Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1957 cleve Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing  

Nov 25   Pres Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech in the year 1957.  

Nov 25   On this day in history president Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech  

Nov 26   On this day in history aleksei M Remizov, Russian author (Iveren), dies  

Nov 26   WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration  

Nov 27   Army withdraws from Little Rock AR, after Central HS integration in the year 1957.  

Nov 27   On this day in history margot SE Scharten-Antink, author (Catherina/Sprotje), dies at 88  

Nov 28   In the year 1957 "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC  

Nov 29   On this day in history erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austria/US composer (Kathrin), dies at 60  

Nov 29   In the year 1957 nY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants  

Nov 30   On this day in history "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances  

Dec 02   On this day in history 1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1957

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1957 birth of joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bojan Križај, Slovenian skier  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1957 mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 10   Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1957 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   On this day in history alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82  

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