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1957 Calendar

1957 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
2425262728  
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

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1957 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 31, 1957 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rooster in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 16, 1957 – The “Toddlers’ Truce”, a controversial television close down between 6.00 pm and 7.00 pm is abolished in the United Kingdom.
  •  May 15, 1957 – At Malden Island in the Pacific, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb in Operation Grapple. The device fails to detonate properly.
  •  June 22, 1957 – The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).
  •  July 6, 1957 – Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.
  •  July 16, 1957 – United States Marine major John Glenn flies a F8U Crusader supersonic jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes and 8 seconds, setting a new transcontinental speed record.
  •  September 24, 1957 – President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.
  •  September 29, 1957 – 20 MCi (740 petabecquerels) of radioactive material is released in an explosion at the Soviet Mayak nuclear plant at Chelyabinsk.
  •  October 4, 1957 – Space Race: Launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth.
  •  December 16, 1957 – Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Who Were Born On 1957?

  •  January 11, 1957 – Darryl Dawkins, American basketball player
  •  January 27, 1957 – Frank Skinner, English writer and comedian
  •  May 15, 1957 – Juan José Ibarretxe, Basque statesman
  •  June 29, 1957 – Robert Forster, Australian singer-songwriter (The Go-Betweens)
  •  September 1, 1957 – Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball coach
  •  September 14, 1957 – Tim Wallach, American baseball player
  •  October 14, 1957 – Michel Després, Quebec politician
  •  October 15, 1957 – Stacy Peralta, American director
  •  October 31, 1957 – Robert Pollard, American rocker
  •  November 3, 1957 – Gary Olsen, British actor (d. 2000)