What Happened on April 9, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy" premieres in Washington, D.C.

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • Suez Canal cleared for all shipping

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Alexander, British broadcaster
  • Ednita Nazario, Ponce PR, spanish singer
  • Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (British Open 1979, 84, 88), born in Pedrena, Spain (d. 2011)

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Seve Ballesteros