Historical Events In 1957
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Nov 04 In the year 1957 2nd Soviet Earth-satellite launched
Nov 04 In the year 1957 marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78
Nov 05 In the year 1957 félix Gaillard forms govt in France
Nov 06 On this day in history "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances
Nov 06 In the year 1957 felix Gaillard becomes premier of France
Nov 07 Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year in the year 1957.
Nov 08 In the year 1957 great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
Nov 10 In the year 1957 nFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA
Nov 12 On this day in history fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78
Nov 14 Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champ in the year 1957.
Nov 15 In the year 1957 uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years & $3,000
Nov 15 US sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years and $3,000 fine in the year 1957.
Nov 16 On this day in history "Copper & Brass" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 perfs
Nov 16 Cora Witherspoon, actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67 in the year 1957.
Nov 16 On this day in history ed Gein butchers last victim
Nov 17 In the year 1957 wBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
Nov 18 In the year 1957 tunisia refuses Russian weapons
Nov 19 In the year 1957 antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia
Nov 20 On this day in history newly appointed Secretary of Defense Neil McElroy, while testifing before Congress said that he would set up an agency to manage all defense research. Despite objections by some of the military, the research agency, known as ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) was created in early 1958. ARPA developed ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, in 1969.
Nov 20 In the year 1957 weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46
Nov 22 In the year 1957 mickey Mantle wins AL MVP
Nov 24 Cleve Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing in the year 1957.
Nov 25 On this day in history pres Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech
Nov 25 President Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech on this day in history.
Nov 26 Aleksei M Remizov, Russian author (Iveren), dies on this day in history.
Nov 26 WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1957 army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration
Nov 27 Army withdraws from Little Rock AR, after Central HS integration on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1957 margot SE Scharten-Antink, author (Catherina/Sprotje), dies at 88
Nov 28 In the year 1957 "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC
Nov 29 In the year 1957 erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austria/US composer (Kathrin), dies at 60
Nov 29 NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1957 "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
Dec 02 1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn) on this day in history.