What Happened on September 24, 1957

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Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

"Jailhouse Rock" single released by Elvis Presley (Billboard Song of the Year 1957)

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • Brooklyn Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0
  • Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Bird, American director (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles), born in Kalispell, Montana