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Historical Events In 1957

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Dec 02   On this day in history harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73  

Dec 02   The First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history 23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB)  

Dec 03   Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81 in the year 1957.  

Dec 04   On this day in history 1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published  

Dec 04   2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England) in the year 1957.  

Dec 04   First edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published on this day in history.  

Dec 05   NYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law) on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history william Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC  

Dec 06   In the year 1957 1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up  

Dec 06   AFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987) in the year 1957.  

Dec 06   On this day in history the first US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up  

Dec 07   Tony Kubek of the Yanks selected as AL Rookie of the Year on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history reginald Sheffield, actor (Second Chance), dies at 55  

Dec 09   1st Japanese ambassador to Israel on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Carswell Adams, sportscaster (Your Sports Special), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Jerry Lee Lewis weds Myra in the year 1957.  

Dec 12   Maj Adrian Drew flies 1,943 kph in F-101 Voodoo on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Robert Frank Kurka, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1957 uS announces manufacture of Borazon (harder than diamond)  

Dec 14   In the year 1957 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 678 perfs  

Dec 16   Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1957 dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64  

Dec 17   In the year 1957 the Atlas U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile makes its inaugural test flight.  

Dec 18   On this day in history shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity  

Dec 18   Shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity on this day in history.  

Dec 18   The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, goes online in the year 1957.  

Dec 19   "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances in the year 1957.  

Dec 19   In the year 1957 "The Music Man," starring Robert Preston, opens on Broadway  

Dec 19   John W Van Druten, US stage/screenwriter (I Remember Mama), dies at 56 in the year 1957.  

Dec 20   Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service on this day in history.  

Dec 20   The birth of Bo Derek, American actress on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Eric Coates, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1957.  

Dec 21   Indonesia proclaims end to state of war 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   Frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light) was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 03   Bojan Križај, Slovenian skier was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies  

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

Jan 10   Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67 in the year 1957.  

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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