Historical Events In 1957
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Jan 01 France returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1957 international Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year)
Jan 01 Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 in the year 1957.
Jan 03 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa in the year 1957.
Jan 03 On this day in history the first electric watch introduced, Lancaster PA
Jan 04 On this day in history "Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)
Jan 04 In the year 1957 dodgers buy 44 passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000
Jan 04 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84 in the year 1957.
Jan 05 Dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants in the year 1957.
Jan 05 Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
Jan 06 Elvis Presley makes his 7th &final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show in the year 1957.
Jan 06 Yeshiva Kol Ya'ackov opens in Moscow Russia in the year 1957.
Jan 07 Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies in the year 1957.
Jan 08 Jackie Robinson announces that he is retiring from baseball in the year 1957.
Jan 09 In the year 1957 british prime minister Anthony Eden resigns.
Jan 09 Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR in the year 1957.
Jan 09 On this day in history dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper "Truth"
Jan 09 On this day in history karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR
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 10 Harold Macmillan becomes prime minister of Britain, after the resignation of Anthony Eden in the year 1957.
Jan 11 In the year 1957 canadian aircraft carrier HMCS Magnificent arrives in Egypt with men and supplies for the UN emergency force; Canadian strength in Egypt now about 1,000 men
Jan 11 The African Convention is founded in Dakar in the year 1957.
Jan 12 In the year 1957 southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded
Jan 13 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate on this day in history.
Jan 13 Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee in the year 1957.
Jan 14 Humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history brooklyn Dodgers sign a new 3 year lease for Ebbets Field
Jan 16 3 B-52s leave Calif for 1st non-stop round world flights in the year 1957.
Jan 16 On this day in history 3 B-52s leave California for first non-stop round the world flights
Jan 16 Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 in the year 1957.
Jan 16 Cavern Club (home of Beatles' first appearance) opens on Mathew Street in England on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1957 the Cavern Club, a hangout for music-lovers, opens its doors in Liverpool, England. This club would be the springboard that launches The Beatles to stardom a few years later.