Historical Events In 1957
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Aug 24 British soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea in the year 1957.
Aug 24 The birth of Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1957 prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao
Aug 26 In the year 1957 ford introduces the Edsel automobile.(Bad move)
Aug 26 The USSR announces its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile in the year 1957.
Aug 26 USSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1957 hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes
Aug 28 In the year 1957 sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill
Aug 29 On this day in history congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957
Aug 29 In the year 1957 strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights
Aug 29 In the year 1957 uS Senator Strom Thurmond talks nonstop for 24 hours, 18 minutes to filibuster a civil rights bill.
Aug 30 In the year 1957 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Aug 31 Malaya (Malaysia) gains independence from Britain in the year 1957.
Aug 31 Malaysia (formerly Malaya) gains independence from Britain on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history excursion train crashed into a ravine killing 175, injuring 400
Sep 01 In the year 1957 helen Haye, actress (Girl in the Taxi, Spy in Black), dies at 83
Sep 01 The birth of Gloria Estefan, Cuban born Pop singer on this day in history.
Sep 02 1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die on this day in history.
Sep 02 William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90 in the year 1957.
Sep 04 In the year 1957 ford Motor Co introduces the Edsel
Sep 07 On this day in history 71st US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Louise Brough (63 62)
Sep 08 On this day in history pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV
Sep 09 Ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Sep 09 Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited in the year 1957.
Sep 10 In the year 1957 "Mask & Gown" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 39 performances
Sep 11 Petar Stojanovic, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1957.
Sep 14 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia in the year 1957.
Sep 14 On this day in history uN resolution deplores and condemns USSR invasion of Hungary
Sep 16 Ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93 on this day in history.
Sep 16 Coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed) in the year 1957.
Sep 17 In the year 1957 john W "John" Eisenloeffel, goldsmith, dies at 81
Sep 17 In the year 1957 scott Crossfield takes X-15 up for first powered flight
Sep 18 On this day in history "Wagon Train" premiers
Sep 19 1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada on this day in history.