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Historical Events In 1957

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

Nov 04   In the year 1957 marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78  

Nov 05   On this day in history félix Gaillard forms govt in France  

Nov 06   "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances in the year 1957.  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1957 nFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA  

Nov 12   Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champ on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history cora Witherspoon, actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67  

Nov 16   Ed Gein butchers last victim on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   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 in the year 1957.  

Nov 20   Weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Nov 22   In the year 1957 mickey Mantle wins AL MVP  

Nov 24   Cleve Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   President Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech on this day in history.  

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

Nov 26   On this day in history wCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 27   In the year 1957 army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration  

Nov 27   In the year 1957 army withdraws from Little Rock AR, after Central HS integration  

Nov 27   Margot SE Scharten-Antink, author (Catherina/Sprotje), dies at 88 in the year 1957.  

Nov 28   "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1957 erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austria/US composer (Kathrin), dies at 60  

Nov 29   On this day in history nY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants  

Nov 30   "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances in the year 1957.  

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

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

Jan 03   Bojan Križај, Slovenian skier was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town)  

Jan 05   In the year 1957 birth of vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)  

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 in the year 1957.  

Jan 07   Kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1957 al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 10   In the year 1957 gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67  

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   Humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57 in the year 1957.  

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

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