Historical Events In 1957
Friday, 24 September 2021
Dec 02 Harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Dec 02 The First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 1957 23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB)
Dec 03 Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1957 1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published
Dec 04 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England) in the year 1957.
Dec 04 First edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published in the year 1957.
Dec 05 NYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law) in the year 1957.
Dec 05 William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history 1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up
Dec 06 In the year 1957 aFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987)
Dec 06 The first US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up on this day in history.
Dec 07 Tony Kubek of the Yanks selected as AL Rookie of the Year on this day in history.
Dec 08 Reginald Sheffield, actor (Second Chance), dies at 55 in the year 1957.
Dec 09 1st Japanese ambassador to Israel on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1957 carswell Adams, sportscaster (Your Sports Special), dies
Dec 11 In the year 1957 jerry Lee Lewis weds Myra
Dec 12 Maj Adrian Drew flies 1,943 kph in F-101 Voodoo on this day in history.
Dec 12 Robert Frank Kurka, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.
Dec 12 US announces manufacture of Borazon (harder than diamond) in the year 1957.
Dec 14 In the year 1957 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 678 perfs
Dec 16 In the year 1957 sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Dec 17 On this day in history dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64
Dec 17 The Atlas U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile makes its inaugural test flight in the year 1957.
Dec 18 In the year 1957 shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity
Dec 18 Shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1957 the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, goes online.
Dec 19 "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances in the year 1957.
Dec 19 On this day in history "The Music Man," starring Robert Preston, opens on Broadway
Dec 19 In the year 1957 john W Van Druten, US stage/screenwriter (I Remember Mama), dies at 56
Dec 20 Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1957 the birth of Bo Derek, American actress
Dec 21 On this day in history eric Coates, composer, dies at 71
Dec 21 Indonesia proclaims end to state of war on this day in history.