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Historical Events In 1957

Thursday, 06 May 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   In the year 1957 23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB)  

Dec 03   Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Dec 04   In the year 1957 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   In the year 1957 first edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published  

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   William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   On this day in history aFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987)  

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

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

Dec 08   In the year 1957 reginald Sheffield, actor (Second Chance), dies at 55  

Dec 09   1st Japanese ambassador to Israel in the year 1957.  

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

Dec 11   Jerry Lee Lewis weds Myra on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1957 maj Adrian Drew flies 1,943 kph in F-101 Voodoo  

Dec 12   On this day in history robert Frank Kurka, composer, dies at 35  

Dec 12   On this day in history uS announces manufacture of Borazon (harder than diamond)  

Dec 14   On this day in history "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 in the year 1957.  

Dec 17   Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64 in the year 1957.  

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

Dec 18   Shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 20   Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service in the year 1957.  

Dec 20   On this day in history the birth of Bo Derek, American actress  

Dec 21   On this day in history eric Coates, composer, dies at 71  

Dec 21   On this day in history indonesia proclaims end to state of war  

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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 in the year 1957.  

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

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

Jan 05   Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking) was born in the year 1957.  

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   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   On this day in history ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72  

Jan 04   On this day in history theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84  

Jan 07   Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1957 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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