Historical Events In 1957
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Sep 19 On this day in history bathyscaph Trieste, in a dive sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in the Mediterranean, reaches record depth of 2 miles
Sep 19 In the year 1957 the first underground nuclear explosion (Las Vegas Nevada)
Sep 20 Jean Julius Christian Sibelius, Fin composer (Finlandia), dies at 91 in the year 1957.
Sep 21 On this day in history "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
Sep 21 Haakon VII (CF Charles WA), Danish king of Norway (1905-57), dies on this day in history.
Sep 21 On this day in history perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr as Erle Stanley Gardner's persistent attorney, debuts on CBS-TV.
Sep 22 "Maverick" premieres on this day in history.
Sep 23 "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1 on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1957 bkln Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0
Sep 24 On this day in history eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools
Sep 25 300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history soviet 7 year plan (1959-1965) announced
Sep 25 US National Guard deployed in Little Rock, USA, to enforce desegregation in schools on this day in history.
Sep 26 "West Side Story" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 734 perfs in the year 1957.
Sep 26 On this day in history dag Hammarskjld re-elected secretary-general of the UN
Sep 26 Musical "West Side Story," opens on Broadway on this day in history.
Sep 28 Albert Ascoli, Italian developed anti-tuberculosis vaccine, dies on this day in history.
Sep 29 300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan) in the year 1957.
Oct 01 B-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history "Leave It to Beaver," debuts on CBS
Oct 04 In the year 1957 leave It to Beaver premiered on ABC-TV."..And starring Jerry Mathers as the Beaver," Hugh Beaumont (Ward Cleaver), Tony Dow (Wally), and Barbara Billingsley as Mrs. June Cleaver.
Oct 04 In the year 1957 russia launches the first Earth orbiting satellite, 'Sputnik 1'
Oct 04 USSR launches Sputnik I, the 1st artificial Earth satellite in the year 1957.
Oct 05 In the year 1957 11th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3 at Montreal
Oct 07 On this day in history "American Bandstand" premieres
Oct 08 Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles on this day in history.
Oct 08 Turkish and Syrian border guards exchange fire on this day in history.
Oct 10 In the year 1957 accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale
Oct 10 Pres Eisenhower apologizes to finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Del, restaurant on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1957 "Mask & Gown" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 39 performances
Oct 13 German Dem Rep recalls East Mark & issues new currency on this day in history.
Oct 13 German Dem Rep recalls the East Mark and issues new currency on this day in history.
Oct 14 Carl Natanael Berg, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1957.
Oct 15 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players in the year 1957.