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Historical Events In 1957

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Dec 02   Harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   The First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa in the year 1957.  

Dec 03   In the year 1957 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   In the year 1957 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England)  

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

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

Dec 05   In the year 1957 william Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC  

Dec 06   1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up on this day in history.  

Dec 06   AFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987) on this day in history.  

Dec 06   The first US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up in the year 1957.  

Dec 07   On this day in history tony Kubek of the Yanks selected as AL Rookie of the Year  

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

Dec 09   In the year 1957 1st Japanese ambassador to Israel  

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   On this day in history maj Adrian Drew flies 1,943 kph in F-101 Voodoo  

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

Dec 12   US announces manufacture of Borazon (harder than diamond) on this day in history.  

Dec 14   "Most Happy Fella" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 678 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan in the year 1957.  

Dec 17   Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1957.  

Dec 18   The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, goes online on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances  

Dec 19   "The Music Man," starring Robert Preston, opens on Broadway on this day in history.  

Dec 19   John W Van Druten, US stage/screenwriter (I Remember Mama), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 20   In the year 1957 the birth of Bo Derek, American actress  

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

Dec 21   Indonesia proclaims end to state of war in the year 1957.  

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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 in the year 1957.  

Jan 03   In the year 1957 birth of bojan Križај, Slovenian skier  

Jan 04   In the year 1957 birth of patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)  

Jan 05   Kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1957 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   Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies in the year 1957.  

Jan 09   Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67  

Jan 11   Sir Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (b. 1867) died in the year 1957.  

Jan 14   Humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

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