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Historical Events In 1957

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

Dec 02   On this day in history the First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa  

Dec 03   23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB) in the year 1957.  

Dec 03   In the year 1957 frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81  

Dec 04   1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published in the year 1957.  

Dec 04   On this day in history 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England)  

Dec 04   First edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published in the year 1957.  

Dec 05   NYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law) in the year 1957.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 09   On this day in history carswell Adams, sportscaster (Your Sports Special), dies  

Dec 11   On this day in history jerry Lee Lewis weds Myra  

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   "Most Happy Fella" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 678 perfs in the year 1957.  

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

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

Dec 17   On this day in history the Atlas U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile makes its inaugural test flight.  

Dec 18   In the year 1957 shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity  

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 20   In the year 1957 elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service  

Dec 20   The birth of Bo Derek, American actress in the year 1957.  

Dec 21   Eric Coates, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1957 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer  

Jan 07   In the year 1957 birth of katie Couric, [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today)  

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   Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84 in the year 1957.  

Jan 07   Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies in the year 1957.  

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   On this day in history 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   Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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