Historical Events In 1957
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
May 04 Anne Frank Foundation forms in Amsterdam in the year 1957.
May 05 Adolf Schärf elected President of Austria in the year 1957.
May 05 On this day in history mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin, composer, dies at 74
May 06 Italian Government of Segni resigns in the year 1957.
May 06 In the year 1957 italian govt of Segni resigns
May 06 Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV in the year 1957.
May 06 Pulitzer prize awarded to John F Kennedy (Profiles in Courage) in the year 1957.
May 08 Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75 in the year 1957.
May 09 In the year 1957 ezio F Pinza, Italian bass (Scale of Milan, NY Met Opera), dies
May 11 Gabriel Paris forms Government of Colombia in the year 1957.
May 12 In the year 1957 erich von Stroheim, Austrian/US actor (Grand Illusion), dies at 71
May 15 In the year 1957 18,000 people at Madison Square Garden-Billy Graham launched a crusade
May 15 The first British H-bomb explosion (over Christmas Island) on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1957 major Irwin, USAF flies a Lockheed Starfighter to a record 1,404.18 MPH
May 16 On this day in history uS launches its 3rd atomic submarine, USS Skate, at Groton CT
May 17 Canadian National opens a 40 mile diversion of its Montréal to Toronto main line required in the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway in the year 1957.
May 17 In the year 1957 prayer Pilgrimage, biggest civil rights demonstration to date (District of Columbia)
May 17 Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1957 adone Zoli forms Italian Government
May 19 Adone Zoli forms Italian govt on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1957 edwin St Hill, cricketer (two Tests for West Indies 1930-31), dies
May 21 French Government of Mollet resigns on this day in history.
May 22 KBTX TV channel 3 in Bryan, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
May 22 Langston Hughes, poet laureate, dies on this day in history.
May 22 South Africa Government approves race separation in universities on this day in history.
May 24 Anti American riots breakout in Taipei, Taiwan in the year 1957.
May 24 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Colombia
May 25 On this day in history "Shinbone Alley" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 49 performances
May 27 On this day in history toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.
May 28 NL approves Bkln Dodgers' & NY Giants' move to west coast on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 29 In the year 1957 algerian rebels kill 336 collaborators
May 29 George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet/composer (Plumb), dies at 75 in the year 1957.
May 29 Laos Government of prince Suvanna Phuma resigns in the year 1957.