Historical Events for April 1957

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Events 1 - 47 of 47

1st - Trial begins in Budapest against participants october uprising
1st - WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, LA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1st - World's biggest glass oven used
3rd - Samuel Beckett's "Endgame" premieres in London
3rd - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
4th - Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris
6th - NYC ends trolley car service
6th - USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)
6th - Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.
7th - 21st Masters Golf Tournament: Doug Ford wins, shooting a 283
7th - Last of NY's electric trolleys completes its final run
9th - Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy" premieres in Wash DC
9th - Suez Canal cleared for all shipping
10th - John Osborne's "Entertainer" premieres in London
10th - Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns
10th - Suez canal reopens for all traffic
10th - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
11th - Pablo Neruda arrested in Buenos Aires
11th - Ryan X-13 Vertijet becomes 1st jet to take-off & land vertically
Poet Pablo NerudaPoet Pablo Neruda 11th - Britain agrees to Singaporean self-rule.
12th - Jim Spalding set a 2088 pin nine-game bowling record
12th - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
13th - "Shinbone Alley" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
13th - 11th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3
13th - 11th Tony Awards: Long Days Journey into the Night & My Fair Lady win
13th - Due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in US is temporarily halted
14th - Leah Neuberger wins her 8th women's singles ping pong championship
14th - Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
15th - Congress gives Post Office $41M; restoring Saturday mail delivery
15th - KTVI TV channel 2 in Saint Louis, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
15th - Saturday mail delivery restored after Congress givs PO $41 million
16th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
16th - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
20th - 61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05
20th - Yankee Bill Skowron becomes 3rd player to hit a ball out of Fenway
21st - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
21st - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fidei Donum
22nd - All NL teams intergates, John Irwin Kennedy is 1st black on Phillies
24th - Chic Cub pitchers walk NL record 9 Reds in 5th inning
25th - 1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
25th - Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government
25th - WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
26th - Jamestown, Va 350th Anniversary Festival opens
28th - Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
28th - WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
28th - 4th National Film Awards (India): "Kabuliwala" wins the Golden Lotus
29th - 1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va

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