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1957 Yearly calendar

 
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EVENTS
1957-04-11  Britain agrees to Singaporean self-rule.  
1957-09-02  President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam becomes the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia.  
1957-07-06  John Lennon meets Paul McCartney at a fete in Woolton.  
1957-03-08  Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal after the Suez Crisis.  
1957-04-10  The Suez Canal is reopened for all shipping after being closed for three months.  
1957-06-24  In Roth v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment .  
1957-02-02  Iskander Mirza of Pakistan lays the foundation-stone of the Guddu Barrage.  
1957-11-08  Operation Grapple X, Round C1: Britain conducts its first successful hydrogen bomb test over Kiritimati in the Pacific.  
1957-05-15  At Malden Island in the Pacific, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb in Operation Grapple. The device fails to detonate properly.  
1957-03-17  A plane crash in Cebu, Philippines kills Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others.  
1957-03-08  Ghana joins the United Nations.  
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.  
1957-03-04  The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.  
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.  
1957-10-14  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].  
1957-03-29  The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run.  
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.  
1957-11-07  Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.  
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.  
1957-04-05  In India, Communists win the first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister.  
1957-01-22  Israel withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula.  
1957-07-25  The Republic of Tunisia is proclaimed.  
1957-07-01  The International Geophysical Year begins.  
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.  
1957-10-10  The Windscale fire in Cumbria, U.K. is the world's first major nuclear accident.  
1957-01-03  The Hamilton Watch Company introduces the first electric watch.  
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.  
1957-03-06  United Kingdom colonies Gold Coast and British Togoland become the independent Republic of Ghana.  
1957-01-11  Mass-murderer Jack Gilbert Graham is executed in Colorado by gas chamber.  
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.  
1957-09-24  Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.  
1957-01-01  George Town, Penang becomes a city by a royal charter granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  
1957-08-01  The United States and Canada form the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).  
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.  
1957-04-24  Suez Crisis: The Suez Canal is reopened following the introduction of UNEF peacekeepers to the region.  
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.  
1957-10-11  Space Race: M.I.T. scientists calculate Sputnik I's booster rocket's orbit.  
1957-02-16  The "Toddlers' Truce", a controversial television close down between 6.00pm and 7.00pm is abolished in the United Kingdom.  
1957-02-17  A fire at a home for the elderly in Warrenton, Missouri, kills 72 people.  
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.  
1957-09-05  Cuba: Fulgencio Batista bombs the revolt in Cienfuegos.  
1957-08-31  The Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia) gains its independence from the United Kingdom.  
1957-09-24  President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.  
1957-07-06  Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.  
1957-07-26  Carlos Castillo Armas, dictator of Guatemala, is assassinated  
1957-02-03  Senegalese political party Democratic Rally merges into the Senegalese Party of Socialist Action (PSAS).  
1957-12-05  Sukarno expels all Dutch people from Indonesia.  
1957-09-25  Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is integrated by the use of United States Army troops.  
1957-03-25  United States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl" on the grounds of obscenity.  
1957-03-25  The European Economic Community is established (West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg).  
1957-09-19  First American underground nuclear bomb test.  
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.  
1957-03-13  Cuban student revolutionaries storm the presidential palace in Havana in a failed attempt on the life of President Fulgencio Batista.  
1957-12-23  Ian Craig of Australia becomes the youngest Test cricket captain in history.  
1957-12-06  Project Vanguard: A launchpad explosion of Vanguard TV3 thwarts the first United States attempt to launch a satellite into Earth orbit.  
1957-10-22  Vietnam War: First United States casualties in Vietnam.  
1957-08-27  The Constitution of Malaysia comes into force.  
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.  
1957-05-03  Walter O'Malley, the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, agrees to move the team from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California.  
1957-02-23  The founding congress of the Senegalese Popular Bloc is opened in Dakar.  
1957-04-01  The BBC broadcasts the spaghetti tree hoax on its current affairs programme Panorama.  
1957-10-04  Avro Arrow roll-out ceremony at Avro Canada plant in Malton, Ontario.  
1957-01-11  The African Convention is founded in Dakar.  
1957-04-09  The Suez Canal in Egypt is cleared and opens to shipping.  
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.  
1957-11-14  The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.  
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.  
1957-09-04  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.  
1957-07-29  The International Atomic Energy Agency is established.  
1957-10-01  First appearance of "In God We Trust" on U.S. paper currency.  
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.  
1957-11-02  The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity, and remains one of the most impressive UFO cases in American history.  
1957-07-28  Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyūshū, Japan, kill 992.  
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.  
1957-02-18  Kenyan rebel leader Dedan Kimathi is executed by the British colonial government.  
1957-04-06  Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.  
1957-04-15  White Rock, British Columbia officially separates from Surrey, British Columbia and is incorporated as a new city.  
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.  
1957-12-17  The United States successfully launches the first Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile at Cape Canaveral, Florida.  
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  
1957-10-04  Space Race: Launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth.  
1957-12-16  Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.  
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.  
1957-11-03  Sputnik program: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2. On board is the first animal to enter orbit, a dog named Laika.  
1957-06-21  Ellen Louks Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.  
1957-09-17  Malaysia joins the United Nations.  
1957-06-22  The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).  
1957-10-24  The USAF starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.  



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