Historical Events In 1957
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Jan 01 France returns Saar to becomes the 10th state of German Federal Republic in the year 1957.
Jan 01 In the year 1957 international Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958 (18-month year)
Jan 01 On this day in history ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72
Jan 03 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa on this day in history.
Jan 03 The first electric watch introduced, Lancaster PA on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history "Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)
Jan 04 Dodgers buy 44 passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000 on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84
Jan 05 In the year 1957 dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants
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 On this day in history elvis Presley makes his 7th &final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
Jan 06 Yeshiva Kol Ya'ackov opens in Moscow Russia on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies
Jan 08 Jackie Robinson announces that he is retiring from baseball in the year 1957.
Jan 09 On this day in history british prime minister Anthony Eden resigns.
Jan 09 In the year 1957 checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR
Jan 09 Dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper "Truth" in the year 1957.
Jan 09 In the year 1957 karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR
Jan 09 Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1957.
Jan 10 In the year 1957 gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67
Jan 10 On this day in history harold Macmillan becomes prime minister of Britain, after the resignation of Anthony Eden.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 12 Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded in the year 1957.
Jan 13 In the year 1957 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate
Jan 13 In the year 1957 wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee
Jan 14 In the year 1957 humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57
Jan 15 Brooklyn Dodgers sign a new 3 year lease for Ebbets Field on this day in history.
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 On this day in history cavern Club (home of Beatles' first appearance) opens on Mathew Street in England
Jan 16 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 in the year 1957.