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1957 Yearly calendar

 
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EVENTS
1957-12-17  The United States successfully launches the first Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile at Cape Canaveral, Florida.  
1957-01-11  Mass-murderer Jack Gilbert Graham is executed in Colorado by gas chamber.  
1957-04-11  Britain agrees to Singaporean self-rule.  
1957-11-02  The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity, and remains one of the most impressive UFO cases in American history.  
1957-05-03  Walter O'Malley, the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, agrees to move the team from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California.  
1957-09-04  American Civil Rights Movement: Little Rock Crisis – Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling in Central High School.  
1957-09-24  President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.  
1957-11-08  Operation Grapple X, Round C1: Britain conducts its first successful hydrogen bomb test over Kiritimati in the Pacific.  
1957-10-10  U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Delaware restaurant.  
1957-09-24  Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.  
1957-03-25  The European Economic Community is established (West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg).  
1957-10-04  Avro Arrow roll-out ceremony at Avro Canada plant in Malton, Ontario.  
1957-10-24  The USAF starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.  
1957-07-26  Carlos Castillo Armas, dictator of Guatemala, is assassinated  
1957-08-31  The Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia) gains its independence from the United Kingdom.  
1957-10-04  Space Race: Launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth.  
1957-10-22  Vietnam War: First United States casualties in Vietnam.  
1957-01-01  George Town, Penang becomes a city by a royal charter granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  
1957-03-08  Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal after the Suez Crisis.  
1957-09-25  Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is integrated by the use of United States Army troops.  
1957-04-09  The Suez Canal in Egypt is cleared and opens to shipping.  
1957-07-29  The International Atomic Energy Agency is established.  
1957-10-29  Israel's prime minister David Ben Gurion and five of his ministers are injured when a hand grenade is tossed into Israel's parliament, the Knesset.  
1957-01-22  Israel withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula.  
1957-03-08  Ghana joins the United Nations.  
1957-03-09  A magnitude 8.3 earthquake in the Andreanof Islands, Alaska triggers a Pacific-wide tsunami causing extensive damage to Hawaii and Oahu.  
1957-10-11  Space Race: M.I.T. scientists calculate Sputnik I's booster rocket's orbit.  
1957-09-17  Malaysia joins the United Nations.  
1957-09-05  Cuba: Fulgencio Batista bombs the revolt in Cienfuegos.  
1957-04-05  In India, Communists win the first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister.  
1957-11-03  Sputnik program: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2. On board is the first animal to enter orbit, a dog named Laika.  
1957-12-16  Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.  
1957-11-14  The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.  
1957-04-24  Suez Crisis: The Suez Canal is reopened following the introduction of UNEF peacekeepers to the region.  
1957-07-01  The International Geophysical Year begins.  
1957-12-23  Ian Craig of Australia becomes the youngest Test cricket captain in history.  
1957-11-01  The Mackinac Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge between anchorages at the time, opens to traffic connecting Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas.  
1957-01-01  An Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit attacks Brookeborough RUC barracks in one of the most famous incidents of the IRA's Operation Harvest.  
1957-07-28  Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyūshū, Japan, kill 992.  
1957-07-06  John Lennon meets Paul McCartney at a fete in Woolton.  
1957-06-24  In Roth v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment .  
1957-11-17  G-AOHP of British European Airways crashes at Ballerup after the failure of three engines on approach to Copenhagen Airport. The cause was a malfunction of the anti-icing system on the aircraft.  
1957-04-06  Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.  
1957-03-29  The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run.  
1957-12-06  Project Vanguard: A launchpad explosion of Vanguard TV3 thwarts the first United States attempt to launch a satellite into Earth orbit.  
1957-08-26  The USSR announces the successful test of an ICBM – a "super long distance intercontinental multistage ballistic rocket ... a few days ago," according to the Soviet news agency, ITAR-TASS.  
1957-12-05  Sukarno expels all Dutch people from Indonesia.  
1957-07-25  The Republic of Tunisia is proclaimed.  
1957-05-15  At Malden Island in the Pacific, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb in Operation Grapple. The device fails to detonate properly.  
1957-10-10  The Windscale fire in Cumbria, U.K. is the world's first major nuclear accident.  
1957-02-03  Senegalese political party Democratic Rally merges into the Senegalese Party of Socialist Action (PSAS).  
1957-09-29  20 MCi (740 petabecquerels) of radioactive material is released in an explosion at the Soviet Mayak nuclear plant at Chelyabinsk.  
1957-10-03  Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene.  
1957-03-17  A plane crash in Cebu, Philippines kills Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others.  
1957-01-31  Eight people on the ground in Pacoima, California are killed following the mid-air collision between a Douglas DC-7 airliner and a Northrop F-89 Scorpion fighter jet.  
1957-10-14  Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian Monarch to open up an annual session of the Canadian Parliament, presenting her Speech from the Throne in Ottawa, Canada].  
1957-03-31  Elections to the Territorial Assembly of the French colony Upper Volta are held. After the elections PDU and MDV form a government.  
1957-02-01  Felix Wankel's first working prototype DKM 54 of the Wankel engine runs at the NSU research and development department Versuchsabteilung TX in Germany  
1957-03-06  United Kingdom colonies Gold Coast and British Togoland become the independent Republic of Ghana.  
1957-03-04  The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.  
1957-08-27  The Constitution of Malaysia comes into force.  
1957-04-15  White Rock, British Columbia officially separates from Surrey, British Columbia and is incorporated as a new city.  
1957-10-01  First appearance of "In God We Trust" on U.S. paper currency.  
1957-05-27  Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.  
1957-09-19  First American underground nuclear bomb test.  
1957-02-17  A fire at a home for the elderly in Warrenton, Missouri, kills 72 people.  
1957-07-11  Prince Karim Husseini Aga Khan IV inherits the office of Imamat as the 49th Imam of Shia Imami Ismaili worldwide, after the death of Sir Sultan Mahommed Shah Aga Khan III.  
1957-07-16  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.  
1957-08-05  American Bandstand, a show dedicated to the teenage "baby-boomers" by playing the songs and showing popular dances of the time, debuts on the ABC television network.  
1957-04-01  The BBC broadcasts the spaghetti tree hoax on its current affairs programme Panorama.  
1957-03-25  United States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl" on the grounds of obscenity.  
1957-06-10  John Diefenbaker leads the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada to a stunning upset in the Canadian federal election, 1957, ending 22 years of Liberal Party rule.  
1957-02-18  Kenyan rebel leader Dedan Kimathi is executed by the British colonial government.  
1957-08-01  The United States and Canada form the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).  
1957-02-23  The founding congress of the Senegalese Popular Bloc is opened in Dakar.  
1957-06-09  First ascent of Broad Peak/Faichan Kangri, the world's 12th highest mountain, by an Austrian expedition lead by Marcus Schmuck and with Fritz Wintersteller, Kurt Diemberger and Hermann Buhl.  
1957-02-02  Iskander Mirza of Pakistan lays the foundation-stone of the Guddu Barrage.  
1957-01-03  The Hamilton Watch Company introduces the first electric watch.  
1957-09-02  President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam becomes the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia.  
1957-04-10  The Suez Canal is reopened for all shipping after being closed for three months.  
1957-06-21  Ellen Louks Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.  
1957-01-22  The New York City "Mad Bomber", George P. Metesky, is arrested in Waterbury, Connecticut and is charged with planting more than 30 bombs.  
1957-09-04  The Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel.  
1957-02-16  The "Toddlers' Truce", a controversial television close down between 6.00pm and 7.00pm is abolished in the United Kingdom.  
1957-03-08  The 1957 Georgia Memorial to Congress, which petitions the U.S. Congress to declare the ratification of the 14th & 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution null and void, is adopted by the state of Georgia.  
1957-11-07  Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.  
1957-07-06  Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.  
1957-01-11  The African Convention is founded in Dakar.  
1957-06-22  The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).  
1957-03-13  Cuban student revolutionaries storm the presidential palace in Havana in a failed attempt on the life of President Fulgencio Batista.  



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