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Historical Events In 1957

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Feb 04   1st electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse NY) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse NY)  

Feb 04   On this day in history joseph Hardaway, creator of Bugs Bunny, dies at 66  

Feb 05   Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd Piano Concert on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1957 rudolph Reti, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 08   In the year 1957 john Von Neumann, astronomer, dies at 53  

Feb 08   San Francisco Public Library's bookmobile initiated in front of City Hall in the year 1957.  

Feb 09   Miklos Horthy von Nagybanya, Hung admiral/regent (1920-44), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Laura Ingalls Wilder, US author (Little House on Praries), dies at 90 in the year 1957.  

Feb 11   On this day in history kUMV TV channel 8 in Williston, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Feb 12   In the year 1957 johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Martha og Maria), dies at 82  

Feb 12   Researchers announce Borazan (harder than diamonds) been developed on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1957 southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans  

Feb 14   In the year 1957 georgia Senate unanimously approves Senator Leon Butts' bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites  

Feb 15   Andrei A Gromyko succeeds Dmitri Shepilov as Soviet foreign minister in the year 1957.  

Feb 16   Leslie Hore-Belisha, [Lord Halifax], Brit min of Transport, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1957 fire in Warreton Mo, kills 72  

Feb 18   On this day in history dedan Kimathi, a Kenyan rebel leader is executed by the British colonial government.  

Feb 18   Henry N Russell, co-author (temperature-luminosity graph), dies in the year 1957.  

Feb 21   Dodgers (Ft Worth) & Cubs (LA) "trade" minor league franchises in the year 1957.  

Feb 21   Dodgers (Ft Worth) & Cubs (Los Angeles) "trade" minor league franchises on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers), dies at 72 in the year 1957.  

Feb 22   Jockey Ted Atkinson, 3,500th win in the year 1957.  

Feb 23   On this day in history "Mr Wonderful" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 383 performances  

Feb 25   In the year 1957 buddy Holly & Crickets record "That'll Be the Day"  

Feb 25   In the year 1957 buddy Holly &the Crickets record "That'll Be the Day"  

Feb 25   Kurt von Wolfurt, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Mao's speech "On Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People" on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Mao's speech "On the Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People" in the year 1957.  

Feb 27   Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an "X" "Xavier Cugat Show" on NBC (until in the year 1957.  

Mar 01   Asian flu in Worldwide killing 1-4 million people on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Harry E Soref, inventor (padlock), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1957 world Ice Dance Championship in Colorado Springs won by June Markham & Courtney Jones (Great Britain)  

Mar 05   Eamon de Valera's Fianna Fail-party wins election in Ireland in the year 1957.  

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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   In the year 1957 birth of frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light)  

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   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   On this day in history birth of katie Couric, [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today)  

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   Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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